The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has got three more years in which to seek consent for two new wells near Blackpool in Lancashire.
Opponents of fracking have used the first anniversary of the moratorium on fracking in England to call for the shale gas industry to give up.
On the first anniversary of the moratorium on fracking, shale gas industry proposals to deal with earthquakes have been dismissed as “insufficient”.
A six-day methane gas release at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool had the same carbon footprint as 142 flights from London to New York, new research has concluded.
Ineos’s shale gas business has cut the value of its exploration assets to zero following the government moratorium on fracking in England.
Regulation of the UK onshore shale industry is “lax, fragmented and frequently incompetent”, a new study has concluded.
Senior figures from Cuadrilla’s backers in Australia and Hong Kong have been appointed to the company’s boards.
A major cut in investment in the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, is likely in the coming months, its owner has predicted.
Angus Energy has said it intends to return to its Balcombe oil exploration site in West Sussex later this year.