The estimated number of truck journeys to Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking sites in Lancashire assumes that less than half the flowback fluid returns to the surface, the company’s technical director said today. Andrew Quarles told an industry conference the volume of fluid that comes back up also affects whether a […]
The UK has so much onshore shale gas it would have offshore operators licking their lips, the chief operating officer of IGas told an industry conference this morning. But John Blaymires, speaking to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said meaningful production was unlikely before the end of the […]
The onshore oil and gas industry will be judged completely on how it works with local communities, the head of the trade body told a shale gas conference this morning.
Key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas in February and March Conferences Public meetings and debates Second reading of fracking private members bill Planning meeting on Cuadrilla’s Grange Road site in Lancashire Deadlines on planning and permit applications and appeal statements Training days Climate March
Nick Grealy – who wants to frack shale under London – gives his views on the anti-fracking movement, the shale industry, the 14th licencing round and attractions of London
In this guest post, Tim Thornton reports from Tuesday’s extra-ordinary meeting of Ryedale District Council, organised to debate a motion calling for a ban on fracking. This was Tim Thornton’s first attendance at a council meeting. At the end of a long evening he felt that more needs […]
The Environment Agency is investigating what action to take against a Rathlin Energy exploratory drilling site in East Yorkshire as evidence emerges of more breaches of its permit conditions.