Government support for fracking has made people less likely to believe that decisions about shale gas will be objective and independent, according to new research. The study for the Department of Energy and Climate Change also found that the more people learned about shale gas, the more opposed […]
Sovereign wealth fund Michael Bradshaw, professor of global energy at Warwick Business School, told ThisIsMoney.co.uk the wealth fund was “laudable” but “premature in the extreme, as we do not yet know if we have a commercial opportunity’.
The government announced a £5m fund in yesterday’s autumn statement to provide public information on shale gas regulation.
Two discussions of the shale industry yesterday revealed very different views on the fight for public acceptance. The All Party Parliamentary Group on Unconventional Oil and Gas, meeting in Westminster, heard claims from government and industry representatives that they were winning the argument over fracking. But speakers at […]
The rate of onshore oil and gas drilling in the UK is “glacially slow”, the organisation representing the fracking industry said yesterday.
Lancashire County Council has confirmed that Cuadrilla’s planning applications for exploratory drilling and fracking in the Fylde will be decided on January 28th and 29th 2015, according to reports by the Roseacre Awareness Group.
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world including: IGas spuds well at Ellesmere Port; seismic testing near Chester; new drilling plans for Kent Ineos announces £640m investment in shale and faces community backlash […]