Forecasting earthquakes caused by fracking is still “a scientific challenge”, the British Geological Survey (BGS) said in a report published today.
As the new prime minister takes office, one of the biggest immediate challenges will be the UK’s energy crisis, with soaring bills and the threat of rationing this winter. Some see onshore shale gas as part of the solution. But given shale’s record over the past decade, can […]
The Australian owner of the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, spent $1.107m in the UK in 2021 (about £655,000 at current rates), even though its licences were “on hold” because of the fracking moratorium.
In this guest post, the organisation representing farmers and both small and large landowners in Yorkshire put key questions on fracking to Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss.
Council clears way for new application at Cuadrilla’s fracking site – but Horse Hill faces environmental hurdle
Cuadrilla will not need to submit a detailed environmental statement when it applies to extend the life of its mothballed fracking site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
The British Geological Survey (BGS) has submitted its scientific review of shale gas extraction to the UK government.
Tax relief has pushed the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, into profit, company accounts have revealed.
Spirit Energy, which had planned to withdraw its stake in shale exploration in Lancashire, has changed its mind.
A formal complaint has been lodged about a BBC interview with the chief executive of the shale gas company, Cuadrilla.
The MP representing the area around Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire has opposed efforts by some fellow Conservatives to lift the moratorium on fracking and relax regulations on earthquakes.