The UK’s health and safety watchdog has accepted it did not inspect the management of silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
Shale gas companies are working with two British universities to investigate whether UK boreholes could be turned into deep science laboratories.
People living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site have reacted with concern following news that the Health and Safety Executive is facing questions from MPs about its monitoring of silica sand.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog is facing questions from MPs over the way it monitored risks from silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
Cuadrilla and Third Energy have entered an agreement on gas appraisal plans in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
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The Australian mining company that owns Cuadrilla is back in profit, partly thanks to benefits from the UK tax system.
Tributes have been paid to the opponent of fracking, Ian R Crane, who died last week (25/2/2021) after a long illness.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
Stuart Haszeldine, Professor of Geology at the University of Edinburgh, reviews new research on fracking-induced earthquakes, released yesterday by the Oil & Gas Authority. The studies analysed hydraulic fracturing at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool and concluded that induced seismicity was difficult to predict […]