UKOG has confirmed it has abandoned its Markwells Wood site in the South Downs National Park. It has also given details of plans to drill nine new wells in southern England in the next two years.
Fire crews were called to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site in East Yorkshire this lunchtime after a hose on a rig became detached and hit the drill cabin.
This post has live news updates from Day 6 of the inquiry into IGas plans to test for gas flows at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire. The hearing will hear evidence on site location from Frack Free Ellesmere Port and Upton (FFEPU), which argues the proposal is “wrong […]
Two scientists have said the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors could be relaxed with little risk to people.
The government’s new shale regulator, announced last spring, has three members of staff, at a cost of £75,000, operates “virtually” and has no powers, the energy minister has said.
People monitoring drilling at Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire well site are fighting a council threat of eviction to a road-side camp.
This post has live news updates from Day 5 of the inquiry into IGas plans to test for gas flows at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire. The hearing will hear the first witnesses for Frack Free Ellesmere Port and Upton: Professor Kevin Anderson on climate change; and […]