The Infrastructure Act unexpectedly made news last week with the closure of a loophole on fracking consent. Fracking in the UK now looks unlikely in 2017. But 2018 could be very different, with fracking now expected at two sites and shale gas companies looking for new locations. In this guest […]
Shale gas will bring wholesale industrialisation and change the countryside for decades, Tory MP tells debate
The Conservative MP for INEOS’s first proposed shale gas site has told the government “we do not want the kind of industrialisation this would bring”.
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.
The Government has confirmed it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire.
Landowners are demanding speedy action from the government about who should deal with the consequences if something goes wrong with fracking.
The latest findings from the government survey of attitudes to fracking in the UK puts support at its lowest level since the question was first asked.
The fracking industry must comply with the rules if it is to regain public confidence, the Environment Agency said yesterday.