Statements made by two oil companies about the recent cluster of earthquakes in Surrey have been challenged by geologists.
The British Geological Survey confirmed there were two more small earthquakes in Surrey today – both in the same place as the previous cluster.
People living near fracking operations in north-west England might need to get used to earthquakes, a conference heard yesterday.
Seismic surveying could have avoided Lancashire fracking earthquakes, leading geologist tells conference
5th March 2014 UK Shale conference report 4 Professor Peter Styles, one of the UK’s leading experts on seismicity, said the Blackpool earthquakes in 2011 might have been avoided if Cuadrilla had carried out 3d seismic surveys before it fracked.
IGas declared a pre-tax loss of £59.1m for 2019 in its group annual results published today. This was up from £25.1m in 2018.
The UK energy minister said this evening that fracking was over and the government had “moved on”.
The trial of 12 anti-fracking campaigners who parked a caravan in front of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site has been abandoned.
More than a third of damage reports following the UK’s strongest fracking-induced earthquake in Lancashire last year were from one town, according to data released this week.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, is looking at conventional oil and gas opportunities in the UK after predicting no fracking this year.
Opposition to fracking has reached a record high of 45%, according to a quarterly government survey of public attitudes.