Landowners are demanding speedy action from the government about who should deal with the consequences if something goes wrong with fracking.
The climate change campaign group, Reclaim the Power, has announced plans for a fortnight of direct action against companies which supply the fracking industry.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Lord Vinson on shale gas and energy self-sufficiency Alex Cunningham on carbon capture and storage for coal and gas Carolyn Harris on tidal lagoons instead of fracking Baroness Featherstone on shale gas versus tackling climate change
A new pro-shale group in Lancashire, part-funded by the onshore gas industry, launched yesterday in Blackpool. Lancashire for Shale called on local and national decision-makers to get behind onshore natural gas development in the county. The group said it was made up of local businesses and residents who […]
A poll of 500 Lancashire businesses released today (16th February 2016) found just over half thought shale gas would have a positive impact on the local economy.
Britain can’t afford to ignore the opportunities offered by shale gas, the MP Kevin Hollinrake told a debate in the House of Commons this morning.
The Swiss-based chemicals company, INEOS, looks unlikely to commit to shale gas surveying in Scotland until it knows whether the country’s moratorium on fracking will be lifted. A senior executive told DrillOrDrop he expects the company’s shale business will concentrate next on Cheshire and other areas of England, […]