DrillOrDrop is compiling reaction to the government’s announcement that it will lift the moratorium on fracking in England.
The government will publish the review of scientific evidence on fracking and decide on the next steps “in due course”, the energy minister Greg Hands said this week.
The business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has said he is preparing to consider the next steps on fracking.
Time runs out today for Ineos at a second shale gas site in England.
DrillOrDrop reviews what might happen in 2021 to UK onshore fracking and other oil and gas developments.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
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.