Centrica is giving up its stake in Cuadrilla’s shale gas licence in the Fylde near Blackpool.
The UK Government and its advisers “marginalised, downplayed or ignored” public health concerns about shale gas exploration and fracking in England, new research has concluded.
In this guest post, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner Ben Dean argues there should be a change to the law which currently could allow the Chinese to influence shale gas exploration in England.
Losses in IGas more than doubled in 2019 to more than £50m as the company turned its back on shale exploration in north west England, annual accounts have revealed.
The government has given some details of what would be needed to end the moratorium on fracking in England.
Angus Energy – the company behind oil sites in southern England – announced today it was looking into transactions of shares held by its chairman. It also claimed oil at one of its sites was higher quality than Brent Crude.
Decisions about fracking lack legitimacy because the public perceive that decision-makers lack expertise. That’s a key finding of new research into how people likely to be affected by fracking see the process of deciding on shale gas proposals.
Local councils in England are to be required to develop policies that “facilitate” onshore oil and gas developments, under revised government guidelines.
Guest post by Peter Strachan and Alex Russell On Tuesday the US Environmental Protection Agency released its study concluding that hydraulic fracturing can impact drinking water at each stage in the shale gas production process. In this guest post, professors Peter Strachan and Alex Russell assess the case […]
A senior figure in IGas gave an insight this morning into how the shale gas industry sees communities in different areas across England.