One of the UK’s leading seismologists says more shale gas wells must be fracked to assess the risk from tremors.
Horse Hill oil production approved: Campaigners seek legal advice on challenge; “landmark decision”, says company
Plans for 20 years of oil production at the Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport got the go-ahead from Surrey County Council’s planning committee this lunchtime.
This post has live news updates on the decision over plans for 20 years of oil production and four additional wells at the Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
Cuadrilla has received an official warning over failing to monitor groundwater properly at its Preston New Road fracking site.
Most of the strongest earth tremors caused by Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool were after the company’s last frack, according to data from the British Geological Survey (BGS).
Will the suspension of fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site be lifted this month after a record-breaking earth tremor? Or will shale exploration in the Fylde region of Lancashire face another long delay?
Small earth tremors have continued to be recorded around the Surrey village of Newdigate during the summer.
The British Geological Survey has revised upwards the intensity of the UK’s most powerful fracking-induced earth tremor from “strong” to “slightly damaging”.
A group of Lancashire residents handed a letter to Cuadrilla’s headquarters this morning requesting a permanent end to fracking at the company’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Opponents of fracking in Lancashire are calling for a permanent ban on fracking following this morning’s 2.9ML earth tremor caused by Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.