Rathlin Energy is submitting initial drilling plans this week for its second exploration well at West Newton in East Yorkshire. A full planning application is expected to be sent to East Riding Council before Christmas.
On 31st October, we asked Cuadrilla to respond to a report on the impact of shale gas extraction on public health. This had been commissioned by Lancashire County Council as part of the process to assess Cuadrilla’s applications to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood and Preston New […]
Despite promises to phase out subsidies to the coal, oil and gas industries, a new report says the UK and other G20 governments are still providing them with massive financial help. Alex Kirby, of Climate News Network, reports in this Guest Post
Update on the progress of the Infrastructure Bill: Report Stage in the House of Lords The government has blocked the early creation of a sovereign wealth fund from shale gas revenues. Despite favourable statements from ministers over the weekend, an amendment that would have added the establishment of […]
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 7th November 2014 Storage of flowback water and contamination by fracking Health hazards from fracking chemicals Health impact of radon in shale gas Whether fracking regulations are fit for purpose […]
New dates in November, including the Report stage of the Infrastructure Bill and Horley meeting today and meetings in Guildford and Tunbridge Wells
The planning permission granted to Cuadrilla for its exploratory oil well at Balcombe should be quashed and the application reconsidered, the lawyer for a group of villagers argued this morning.