North Yorkshire County Council is being urged to postpone its decision this morning on plans for monitoring boreholes around Third Energy’s proposed fracking site in Ryedale.
The latest government information shows five onshore oil and gas wells were completed in the UK in first half of 2015. This is two fewer than for the same time last year and four down on 2013.
As MP prepare to leave parliament for the summer, the government has announced it is to ban fracking from the surface of National Parks and some other protected areas. But under new rules operators will be allowed to frack underneath these areas from outside their boundaries. Several environmental […]
UK Oil & Gas, one of the companies behind the Horse Hill exploratory oil well near Gatwick airport, announced this morning it estimated there were 158m barrels of oil per square mile in the Weald Basin. This could mean 50bn-100bn barrels across the region, meeting up to 30% […]
Campaigners are stepping up their opposition to an exploratory oil site near Billingshurst in West Sussex with a warning: beware the no-frack promise.
Concerns over Magellan’s fracking plans at Horse Hill near Horley Anti-fracking campaigners handed out leaflets to commuters in Horley, Surrey, today to raise awareness of the nearby Horse Hill exploratory drilling site.
13th May 2014 Shale gas can’t be a significant part of UK energy if we want to avoid damaging climate change, a researcher in carbon emissions told an industry conference this afternoon.