For this weekend’s long read, Ben Dean explores the rules behind onshore Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences (PEDLs) and examines the decisions to be made for a group of PEDLs this year.
Drilling of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well has been completed, Cuadrilla announced this morning.
Fracking Week in Parliament The SNP MP, Drew Hendry, asked the government last week about the environmental risks of oil drilling in south east England.
April 2018 sees inquiries into Cuadrilla and INEOS shale gas plans and the start of a 13-week campaign against fracking in Lancashire. Keep up with the news with DrillOrDrop’s digest of headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
60+ events in April 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas Start of 13-week United Resistance campaign against Cuadrilla’s operation in Lancashire Public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood plans; Rally outside the opening of the Roseacre inquiry; Public inquiry on INEOS’s Bramleymoor Lan plans; Decision on […]
The organisation representing owners and managers of more than half the rural land in England and Wales has accused INEOS of damaging goodwill by taking the National Trust to court.
Fracking Week in Parliament. What is the government doing to determine whether there’s any evidence that Russia has issued fake news to discredit the UK fracking industry? This question was put to ministers by the former Conservative Home Office Minister, David Maclean.