Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Investigation finds multiple problems at Cuadrilla drilling sites Hunters shot geese on Cuadrilla’s wildfowl refuge Third Energy applies for planning permission to frack in Ryedale Rathlin […]
In this guest post, Sussex author and campaigner, Martin Dale, explains why he and other local people are sceptical about Celtique Energie’s pledge that it is drilling a conventional exploration well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst, and will not use fracking.
Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Four National Parks suitable for fracking are also among the most popular and biggest tourist earners Sir Nicholas Soames says fracking in Sussex is silly but […]
All the exploratory shale gas wells drilled by Cuadrilla in Lancashire had some technical difficulty and none were restored by the date set in the original planning permission. These are just two of the findings from an investigation by DrillOrDrop.com into problems at the company’s UK operations. We […]
Pink Footed Geese feeding on a wildfowl refuge set up by Cuadrilla were shot by hunters who had leased the same fields. The fracking company rented land on the Lancashire coast as winter grazing for birds displaced by its exploratory gas well at Becconsall, near Banks. But shooting […]
Study predicts fracking will not hit Fylde house prices but campaigners question research and findings
Research published today suggests Cuadrilla’s plans to frack in the Fylde would not affect house prices. But opponents of fracking have criticised the quality of the research and its conclusions.
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Leading UK doctors call for an immediate ban on fracking Europa abandons Immingham drilling site after finding no oil Ministers call on councils and police […]
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Infrastructure Bill gets royal assent and government accused of breaking promise on fracking conditions Wales imposes moratorium on fracking planning applications and government devolves oil […]
Conservatives on Shropshire Council have voted against national party policy and opposed for the second time a planning application for coal bed methane exploration.
Two contrasting speeches from yesterday’s House of Lords debate on fracking which focus on the financial benefits and threats of shale gas.