Scotland’s SNP Government announced a moratorium this afternoon on the granting of planning permissions for all unconventional oil and gas developments, including fracking.
The government has appointed Professor John Loughhead, head of the UK Energy Research Centre, as the new Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. He replaces Sir David MacKay.
24th July 2014 Transcripts of this week’s parliamentary questions and statements on: Water use in fracking Ineos shale gas processing plans at Grangemouth With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com
12th April 2014 The Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change has written to the Conservative MP, Peter Lilley, confirming that only one well in the UK has used high volume hydraulic fracturing.
25th February 2014 For the past five months, InvestigatingBalcombeAndCuadrilla.com has been trying to find out What do the Lib Dems really think about fracking? The Department for Energy and Climate Change, under Lib Dem Ed Davey, is preparing to sell petroleum exploration and development licences (PEDL) which will […]