Last month, DrillOrDrop reported on proposals by Cuadrilla to vary its environmental permit for the Preston New Road fracking site.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, is seeking permission to add new chemicals to its fracking operations in Lancashire.
Oil production plans for Wressle include new measures to protect water supplies and keep small-scale hydraulic fracturing
The latest planning application for oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe overcomes the objections raised by a government planning inspector, Egdon Resources has said.
This post collates links to more than 30 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 […]
As companies across the Weald in southern England begin using acidisation as part of Kimmeridge oil exploration, a campaign group has published a new leaflet about the technique. In this Guest Post, The Weald Action Group, an alliance of community organisations across the region, explains why it produced […]
DrillOrDrop has identified some of the key arguments over Friends of the Earth’s disputed fund-raising leaflet about fracking.
IGas has reduced by nearly 1.5km the maximum depth of its proposed shale gas well at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire.
Police have warned protesters outside an exploratory oil site near Gatwick airport they would be arrested if they tried to slow down vehicles delivering equipment.
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, […]
This was a bumper week for parliamentary questions about fracking. Barry Gardiner, the shadow environment minister, asked the government 24 questions.They covered: Fracking in National Parks Environmental Impact Assessments Government powers to overturn planning applications Staffing at the Environment Agency and Health and Safety Executive Controlling methane emissions […]