Drilling a second well at Rathlin Energy’s exploration site in East Yorkshire is due to start next month, an investor in the project announced this morning.
A camp established to monitor operations at an oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire has been evicted for a second time.
A parliamentary group is seeking expert evidence on earthquakes caused by fracking.
A parliamentary bill to limit earthquakes caused by fracking has passed its first stage unopposed today.
IGas announced today it had encountered a hydrocarbon-bearing shale sequence at its exploration well at Misson in north Nottinghamshire. The news coincided with a Mad Hatter’s tea party organised outside the site by drilling opponents.
The UK shale gas industry has upgraded production estimates by more than 70% following early results from two sites.
The regulation and impact of induced earth tremors accounted for more than a third of the parliamentary answers about fracking from the energy minister this week.