A convoy of 26 vehicles delivered fracking equipment to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool at about 4.45am today.
Will Cuadrilla resume fracking this month at Preston New Road in Lancashire? Will drilling begin at Horse Hill in Surrey? Will IGas announce plans for Springs Road in Nottinghamshire?
This month sees another public inquiry into Ineos shale gas exploration plans. DrillOrDrop will be reporting live from the eight-day hearing on the proposals for Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.
Proposals to drill exploratory oil and gas wells near Dunsfold in Surrey have been published – but there are already calls for the application to be put on hold because of inconsistencies in the information.
There are no circumstances in which Lancashire County Council could have a “meaningful debate” about the fracking industry, its Conservative leader has told DrillOrDrop.
An investigation among people living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site has revealed that most believed fracking was bad for health, wildlife and the wider environment.
The decision on plans to expand the UK Oil and Gas exploration site at Horse Hill in Surrey has been put back again, until at least July.
All information on activity at a Surrey oil well should be published following another local earth tremor, residents and a community group have said.
Results from the latest government survey on fracking shows that public opposition has risen to its highest level so far and support dropped to a record low.
This month sees the release of official advice to government on climate change targets and the latest public attitude data on fracking. Rathlin Energy continues to drill its second well at West Newton and Lancashire residents wait to see what happens at Cuadrilla’s fracking site. Ineos is likely […]