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 […]
An anti-fracking campaigner from Lancashire is taking his message to the European Commission and Parliament in Brussels today after walking for 14 days from London.
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 28th November 2014 This week saw an adjournment debate on fracking called by Norman Baker, MP for Lewes – see Our special report and Full transcript of the debate Also questions […]
The risks from fracking are compared to those from thalidomide, asbestos and tobacco in a study used as evidence for the annual report by the government’s chief scientific advisor.
Events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in December Second reading of the Infrastructure Bill in House of Commons Decision on Dart’s planning application for Ellesmere Campaigning in Lancashire and Falkirk Gayzer Frackman takes his anti-fracking campaign to Brussels High Court eviction hearing about Rathlin’s West Newton […]
Opponents of fracking have welcomed yesterday’s announcement giving responsibility for onshore oil and gas to the Scottish government.
Leaked document reveals new drilling proposals in east Kent, as Canterbury opposes frack-free motion New plans for exploratory drilling at Tilmanstone in east Kent has been leaked to an anti-fracking campaign group. They came to light as councillors in Canterbury voted against a motion to make the district […]