The more people know about fracking, the more likely they are to oppose it, according to the results of a government survey released today.
Drill Or Drop is pleased to post a newspaper article about shale regulation, which disappeared off the Telegraph’s website in under 24 hours. The article was found by one of our readers and is included here so that it can be restored to the web for all but the […]
The government has defended plans to introduce standard environmental permits for some oil and gas drilling operations. But anti-drilling campaigners spent the weekend preparing objections to the plans, which many regard as “one size fits all self-regulation”. One group said regulation of the onshore oil and gas industry […]
What is it? The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has taken over some regulatory functions from the Department of Energy and Climate Change for the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry in the UK.
The government has rejected arguments for a moratorium on fracking and stricter regulation made by MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee.
Our round-up of reaction to this morning’s recommendation by Lancashire County Council planners to reject Cuadrilla’s planning applications for fracking at two sites in the Fylde. Statements from: Cuadrilla Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace Fylde anti-fracking campaign group Industry representatives Government
Two discussions of the shale industry yesterday revealed very different views on the fight for public acceptance. The All Party Parliamentary Group on Unconventional Oil and Gas, meeting in Westminster, heard claims from government and industry representatives that they were winning the argument over fracking. But speakers at […]