A legal challenge against the oil and gas industry regulator will be heard at the High Court next month (July 2020).
More than a third of damage reports following the UK’s strongest fracking-induced earthquake in Lancashire last year were from one town, according to data released this week.
Operators of a third of the UK’s newest onshore shale gas licences have been given more time for exploration.
More than 600 people have signed an open letter to senior police officers calling for an end to the categorisation of political campaigning as “domestic extremism”.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, is looking at conventional oil and gas opportunities in the UK after predicting no fracking this year.
Opposition to fracking has reached a record high of 45%, according to a quarterly government survey of public attitudes.
In this guest post, Chris Hesketh makes the case for a post-Covid-19 recovery without fracking or unconventional gas extraction.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
Complex geology in one of the UK’s leading shale gas regions places a major constraint on exploration and production, scientists have concluded.
Plans by IGas to drill and frack for shale gas on Ince Marshes in Cheshire appear to have been shelved.