Activists from Extinction Rebellion Scotland have blocked entrances to the Ineos petrochemical plant at Grangemouth in Falkirk.
In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament: Scottish Conservatives accuse the Scotland’s First Minister of “double-standards” over shale. She accuses them of wanting to “ride roughshod” over local opinion and concerns. Read the full exchange here.
INEOS is extending its interests in shale gas under an agreement announced this morning with IGas. INEOS said the deal would make it the third largest holder of onshore oil and gas licences, with access to almost ¼ m acres of potential shale gas reserves.
Tom Crotty, director of the giant chemical company, Ineos, welcomed the moratorium on planning consents for fracking in Scotland, announced by the Scottish Government on Wednesday.
Key events and activities in January on fracking and onshore oil and gas, including the Infrastructure Bill vote, demonstrations and decisions on Cuadrilla’s Fylde planning applications. Wednesday 21st January Petition hand-in to Lancashire County Council on Cuadrilla planning applications, 9am-10am, County Hall, Preston PR1 8RL Details
Events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in December Second reading of the Infrastructure Bill in House of Commons Decision on Dart’s planning application for Ellesmere Campaigning in Lancashire and Falkirk Gayzer Frackman takes his anti-fracking campaign to Brussels High Court eviction hearing about Rathlin’s West Newton […]
The chemicals company Ineos, which runs the Grangemouth petrochemicals plant and refinery in the Firth of Forth, announced plans today to invest up to £640m in shale gas exploration. The investment is dependent on Ineos being successful in its recent applications for oil and gas drilling licences. Chairman […]
24th July 2014 Transcripts of this week’s parliamentary questions and statements on: Water use in fracking Ineos shale gas processing plans at Grangemouth With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com