The shale gas company, INEOS, has been accused of bullying landowners to allow access for geological surveys.
Residents living near Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire have called for tougher action from the authorities.
People living around Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool say they are horrified to learn that there has been no independent testing for the radioactive gas, radon.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Two Conservatives from shale gas areas quiz the government on fracking impacts: Mark Menzies (Fylde) asks about health and air quality monitoring Fiona Bruce (Congleton) asks about impacts on communities
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Shale found at the Horse Hill well in Surrey is a world class source rock for oil, according to the new chief executive of the UK Oil and Gas, the company behind the operation.
Oil bonanza or shale fail? Reaction to the British Geological Survey report on oil and gas in the Weald
26th May 2014 “So much for Britain’s fracking revolution” said the Daily Mail in response to last week’s report on oil and gas potential in southern England. Usually a supporter of the government’s push for fracking, the paper headed its story: How the oil field found beneath The Weald […]
Weald shale oil could be a “difficult play” for fracking industry – and there’s no shale gas, report finds
23rd May 2014 There could be up to 8 billion barrels of oil under the Weald in southern England, according to a report out today. But it may be difficult to extract – and there’s unlikely to be any shale gas.
23rd May 2014 The British Geological Survey has published its report on the Weald shale report. The report, commissioned by the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), says the range of shale oil in place is estimated to be between 2.20 and 8.57 billion barrels (bbl) or 293 and […]