The largest earth tremor induced by fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool was recorded this evening.
UK Oil & Gas confirmed today it had more time to drill in two southern England exploration licences, where no work has yet been carried out.
UK shale gas reserves may be “markedly lower than previously thought”, according to research published today.
The company behind plans to frack in North Yorkshire has told community representatives it is now concentrating on its conventional gas business.
Cuadrilla confirmed this morning it has resumed hydraulic fracturing at its Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool.
“New methane study backs climate case against fracking” – campaigners; “erroneous conclusions” – industry
Opponents of onshore shale gas in the UK have said new research on global methane emissions supports their call for a ban on fracking on climate change grounds.
Councillors in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire have unanimously opposed Third Energy’s request for another 17 years to run six gas sites and a pipeline network.