As Sir Jim Ratcliffe unveiled the new cycling kit for Team Ineos in advance of tomorrow’s Tour de Yorkshire, campaigners were making their final preparations to demonstrate that his fracking company was not welcome in the county. Local anti-fracking groups had originally ordered 10,000 Jim Ratcliffe masks to […]
Events in May 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
The shale gas commissioner, Natascha Engel has resigned after just over six months, she has told a national newspaper.
Opponents of fracking called today on the Scottish government to ban fracking “once and for all”.
As Ineos prepares to launch its sponsorship of Britain’s leading cycling team at next week’s Tour de Yorkshire, an opponent of the company’s fracking plans reports on his own ride through the region’s shale gas licences.
Anti-fracking campaigners have accused Cuadrilla of leaving local people “in the dark” as more equipment was removed off the company’s Preston New Road site this week.
Lorries have been taking equipment off Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool over the past two days.
The government has confirmed that no guarantor is required to underwrite Third Energy’s commitments to frack one well a year in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, until 2022.
A panel of judges at an internationally-recognised tribunal has urged the United Nations to ban fracking.
Cuadrilla called today for changes to the regulations on seismicity induced by fracking to take account of ground vibration.