The UK shale gas industry has upgraded production estimates by more than 70% following early results from two sites.
As geologists continue to disagree about the cause of the Surrey earthquakes, a local MP has urged the government to investigate any link with oil operations.
This post tracks the series of earth tremors in the Newdigate area of Surrey since 1 April 2018. It uses data from the British Geological Survey and is updated with new information as we get it. Key points Last updated 17/5/2019 Total earth tremors reported by BGS website: […]
This month sees a legal challenge at the Court of Appeal against Ineos’s protest injunction. The inquiry closes into IGas plans for Ellesmere Port. Work is underway at Misson and West Newton well sites and plans are due to be submitted for a new site in Surrey.
Data from Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool has confirmed that the company vented the powerful greenhouse gas, methane, while it was testing the well last month.
Events in March 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
The oil exploration company, UK Oil & Gas plc, has revealed details of its proposed new drilling site in a village near Guildford in Surrey.
Update: Record-level earthquake in Newdigate, Surrey – calls for reopening of inquiry into links to oil industry
The strongest earth tremor so far in the latest swarm in the Newdigate area of Surrey was felt across southern England early this morning.
About 120 people attended a meeting this evening about plans by UK Oil and Gas to drill for oil near the Surrey village of Dunsfold, near Guildford.
People living near Newdigate in Surrey reported feeling another earth tremor this evening.