Updated list of key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas in March Climate March and anti-fracking demonstrations Deadline for comments on drilling plans Decision on West Newton-B well in East Yorkshire Consultation meetings and deadlines Conferences Training Private Members’ bills
Key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas in February and March Three conferences Public meetings and debates Divestment talks Second reading of fracking private members bill Planning meeting on Dart’s Dudleston application End of consultation for Rathlin Energy application for West Newton B plans Film screeings […]
A statement from Lancashire County Council released within the past few minutes says there will be a new public consultation on Cuadrilla’s two planning applications for exploratory gas wells in the Fylde.
Environmental campaigners and Scotland’s energy minister have criticised the government for ignoring opposition and going ahead with plans to change the trespass laws in favour of shale gas drilling. An industry group said the decision would pave the way for shale gas development in the UK.
The government is going ahead with plans to change the trespass law to give underground access to oil and gas drilling companies, despite more than 40,000 objections.
30th July 2014 Ministers ignored the views of the vast majority of people and organisations who responded to the government consultation on new oil and gas drilling licences.
7th June 2014 Below is a transcript of a written statement by Energy Minister, Michael Fallon, made on June 5th on the Government’s plans to change the trespass laws for onshore oil and gas companies. For more parliamentary discussion on shale gas and fracking this week, click: Latest Fracking […]