In this Fracking Week in Westminster In a debate on The Energy Bill, MPs discussed: Methane emissions and meeting carbon targets Local decisions on fracking planning applications The Scottish moratorium Falling oil prices and the viability of shale gas Also: the impact of fracking on the steel industry, […]
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Caroline Lucas asks about flood risk in drilling areas Chris Matheson asks about the methane leak in Porter Ranch, California Peers debate whether an amendment to a new bill could promote fracking in National Parks Thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com for the transcripts
In this Fracking Week in Westminster, questions, statements and replies about: Fracking in protected areas Shale gas in Egypt Energy security Shale gas wealth fund
The government announced yesterday that Blackpool would become a centre of excellence for the energy sector. At the same time, a campaigner from the town invited the Prime Minister to explain the need for a shale gas industry in the area.
Our digest of October’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them – in the UK and around the world.
The past few weeks has seen the publication of a range of research on public attitudes to fracking, health implications, pollution issues and regulation, along with the competing roles of fossil fuels and renewables as energy sources.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster only one reference to shale and onshore oil and gas: Lord Lawson describes the Lancashire refusal of Cuadrilla’s planning application for fracking as “deplorable” – and Government minister, Baroness Williams, agrees.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: The basis of government claims about revenue and jobs generated by shale gas Fracking on the northern coast of Northern Ireland The impact of shale gas on UK carbon budgets Energy minister’s inconvenient truth for anti-fracking protesters Unconventional gas in Wales Thanks […]
A Europe-wide public attitude survey suggests people in Lancashire think shale gas will bring some of the benefits being promoted by the UK government. But they are also concerned about risks raised by fracking’s opponents.
Fracking Week in Westminster returns after the summer recess with questions and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas