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.
Opponents of the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick airport are seeking to overturn the decision of a High Court judge.
Planning approval at an onshore drilling site in Surrey did not need to take into account the climate effects of burning produced oil, a High Court judge ruled this morning.
Just one in ten people support fracking in the UK, according to the latest results in a quarterly government survey.
IGas should not be allowed to dispose of radioactive wastewater in a well at its Singleton oil site in the South Downs, campaigners have argued.
2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
A Surrey resident has issued a legal challenge against the county council’s decision to grant planning permission for long-term oil production and more drilling at the Horse Hill exploration site.