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.
Rathlin Energy has suspended the extended well test at its West Newton well site in East Yorkshire – just a week after the start.
Environmental campaigners have called on the new Conservative leader, Boris Johnson, to ban fracking.
The council where Aurora Energy Resources wants to drill and frack two shale gas wells has confirmed it continues to object to the process.
An investigation among people living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site has revealed that most believed fracking was bad for health, wildlife and the wider environment.
Who pays for clean-ups and decommissioning if an onshore operator goes bust? It’s a question that is concerning MPs and landowners. In this guest post, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner, Ben Dean, looks at the rules for decommissioning and argues for tougher controls.