Cuadrilla is pushing ahead with plans for fracking in Lancashire with the announcement of a contract for preparation work at one of its sites. It has also made six commitments to the county – if shale gas were produced locally.
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The Scottish Government announced today it hoped to decide next year whether to allow fracking for unconventional oil and gas.
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IGas has reduced by nearly 1.5km the maximum depth of its proposed shale gas well at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire.
The residents association for people living round the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil well in Surrey has criticised the location on Horse Hill. But the company behind the development is planning for production at the site.
Encouraging fracking is unsafe and irresponsible, according to a new report, which concludes that the biggest health threat from shale gas is its contribution to global climate change.