Update on the Infrastructure Bill The Country Land and Business Association has welcomed government moves which it says recognise landowners’ concerns about liability for damage from fracking.
The chemicals company Ineos, which runs the Grangemouth petrochemicals plant and refinery in the Firth of Forth, announced plans today to invest up to £640m in shale gas exploration. The investment is dependent on Ineos being successful in its recent applications for oil and gas drilling licences. Chairman […]
The government is planning to review rules designed to reduce the risk of earthquakes from fracking operations, a civil servant said this morning.
A question to the drilling industry’s Let’s Talk About Shale initiative has finally been answered, 68 days after it was submitted. Just under half the questions published on the initiative’s website remain unanswered.
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 14th November 2014 This week saw a big day for the Infrastructure Bill – see our special report Also questions on: Safety of fracking Ratio of energy needed for extraction […]
IGas issued a statement this morning saying an earlier announcement about the share dealings of its chief executive, Andrew Austin, had been “full and correct disclosure” under market rules.
The company behind the Horse Hill oil exploration well near Horley in Surrey is looking to carry out testing early in 2015, with production later in the year.
UK government policy on reducing greenhouse gas emissions is unachievable, according to a leading figure in the fracking industry.
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 […]