INEOS Shale announced today it has lodged a petition to challenge the Scottish Government’s decision to “effectively ban” onshore unconventional oil and gas extraction.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, says it has now spent more than £4.7m in the Lancashire economy since January 2016.
As two companies prepare to frack in northern England in the next few months, DrillOrDrop reviews new predictions about the future role of shale gas in the UK.
Guest post by Peter Strachan and Alex Russell On Tuesday the US Environmental Protection Agency released its study concluding that hydraulic fracturing can impact drinking water at each stage in the shale gas production process. In this guest post, professors Peter Strachan and Alex Russell assess the case […]
64 speakers gave evidence to North Yorkshire County Council today against Third Energy’s plan to frack at its existing KM8 well at Kirby Misperton. Many were local residents. Speakers included a professor, a baroness, a knight of the realm, a former climate diplomat and a current climate scientist, a […]
On Friday (20 May) councillors in North Yorkshire will meet to decide whether to approve what could be the UK’s first fracked shale gas well for more than five years.
The public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at two sites in the Fylde area of Lancashire has examined the likely economic impacts.