Centrica is giving up its stake in Cuadrilla’s shale gas licence in the Fylde near Blackpool.
The owner of the fracking firm Cuadrilla predicted today that England’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing would be lifted – but not before 2021.
The UK energy minister said this evening that fracking was over and the government had “moved on”.
A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.
You can keep up with the news here with our digest of headlines about UK fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas, updated daily.
Just one in ten people support fracking in the UK, according to the latest results in a quarterly government survey.
Plans to produce oil for 25 years near the village of Puddletown in Dorset have prompted local objections and national concerns.
DrillOrDrop’s summary of the election manifesto commitments on fracking and onshore oil and gas. We’ll update this post with each new manifesto.
Events in October 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning The Art of Activism – event marking 1,000 days of protest at Preston New Road Energy UK annual conference UK Onshore Gas & Oil Summit Fossil-Free Gathering
Andrea Leadsom has been appointed the new business and energy secretary with responsibility for the onshore oil and gas industry. The new local government secretary, who will decide on two shale gas planning appeals, is Robert Jenrick.