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 […]
Both sides in the fracking debate are lobbying hard as they go into a crucial week. Growing numbers of MPs are backing calls for a moratorium ahead of the first vote on fracking by the House of Commons. Cuadrilla is offering to spend millions to get its planning […]
Seven people with an interest and expertise in fracking debated the question Should fracking be allowed in Britain? in front of an audience of around 200 people at Canterbury Christ Church University. Each of the panelists spoke for about seven minutes and then answered questions from the audience. […]
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 14th November 2014 This week saw a big day for the Infrastructure Bill – see our special report Also questions on: Safety of fracking Ratio of energy needed for extraction […]
The head of an oil and gas company with drilling licences in Kent has bucked industry trends and agreed to put the case for fracking in a public debate.
What’s happening in November? The judicial review of Cuadrilla’s planning permission at Balcombe, debates on fracking in the House of Lords, at Oxfordshire County Council and in Kent, and a decision on Dart Energy’s plans at Ellesmere. Also seminars, meetings, roadshows and information events.
Events and key dates on drilling, fracking and onshore oil and gas developments Friday, 24 October 2014 Deadline for comments on Third Energy UK’s applications for North York Moors National Park Authority and North Yorkshire County Council for a gas production site and reinjection well at Ebberston South. […]
16th July 2014 The BBC explained this morning how it encouraged oil and gas companies and politicians to take part in its live fracking debate at Fernhurst – even though none chose to attend.
Reaction to BBC fracking debate at Fernhurst – “wilful blindness to risk”; “disinformation and innuendo”; “beating climate change”
16th July 2014 Industry’s “systemic, wilful blindness to risk” Jeremy Leggett, green energy entrepreneur and chair of Solarcentury, the UK’s largest independent solar electric company, told BBC Sussex: “I have a lot of sympathy with the points being made in the debate. Look at the record of the […]
15th July 2014 Another attempt at a balanced debate on hydraulic fracturing failed tonight because the pro-frackers again declined to take part.