Cuadrilla’s Australian owner has condemned the reinstatement of the moratorium on fracking in England as a betrayal of the shale gas industry.
Three years ago today, the government formally confirmed a moratorium on fracking in England.
The BBC has admitted it was inaccurate for a presenter on a flagship news programme to say that scientists had debunked fears about earthquakes near fracking sites.
As the new prime minister takes office, one of the biggest immediate challenges will be the UK’s energy crisis, with soaring bills and the threat of rationing this winter. Some see onshore shale gas as part of the solution. But given shale’s record over the past decade, can […]
Anti-fracking groups are expected to converge on Blackpool tomorrow for a protest outside the Conservative Party’s spring conference.
Opponents of fracking in Lancashire have welcomed Cuadrilla’s announcement that it is to plug and abandon shale gas wells near Blackpool.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has announced it is to plug and abandon its two shale gas wells at Preston New Road site near Blackpool.
The life of a suspended gas well, described by its operator as dry, was extended today by councillors in Lancashire.
Centrica is giving up its stake in Cuadrilla’s shale gas licence in the Fylde near Blackpool.
More than a third of damage reports following the UK’s strongest fracking-induced earthquake in Lancashire last year were from one town, according to data released this week.