The government has followed up on its manifesto commitment to examine the system of judicial review.
The Environment Agency has given the go-ahead to Angus Energy for appraisal at its Brockham site in Surrey. But the company does not yet have consent for production.
This post collates links to studies, briefings and reports from the past six months on fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. It includes briefings on the industry and regulation, along with work on emissions, public attitudes to fracking, economic impacts, seismic effects and contamination risks.
gr40+ meetings, decisions, deadlines and other key dates in February on fracking and onshore oil and gas. Advanced notice of dates throughout 2016. Updated throughout the month. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events.
UK shale gas would make only a small dent in the nation’s net imports of gas, according to a briefing by Friends of the Earth. Reducing demand and electricity decarbonisation would have a much bigger impact.