Tag: Ellesmere Port

Who drilled where in 2014?

Operators started drilling (spudded) 19 onshore oil and gas wells in 2014, four more than in 2013, but 10 down on 2011. Click here for 2013 figures and charts. Based on information from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), 10 of the 2014 spudded wells were […]

Drilling Diary – Dec 2014

Events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the final half of December Committee stage of the Infrastructure Bill in House of Commons Solidarity Sunday at Ellesmere Port Deadline for responses to Celtique Energie appeal against refusal of permission Deadline for submissions to parliamentary inquiry into the […]

What the frackers told the Lords

On Tuesday November 5th, the heads of two fracking companies gave evidence to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee. They were asked about safety, public opinion, regulation, delays and the potential value of the fracking industry. Find out the key points of what they said and read […]