Angus Energy has given more details about problems at its Lidsey oil site near Bognor Regis in West Sussex. It also likened one of Lidsey’s source rocks to the Bakken oil field in North Dakota.
In this week’s listing Launch of Netpol report on policing at anti-fracking protests; Parliamentary debate on fracking in Cheshire; Nottingham County Council motion on seismic testing ; Don’t frack the commonwheel presented to Westminster.
As Third Energy prepares for the UK’s first high volume hydraulic fracture for six years, nearly 200 organisations have called for an immediate stop on all fracking activities.
As Third Energy prepares to frack the first UK onshore well since 2011, nine environmental organisations have told the government they have “growing concerns” about the process.
Updated at 2.30pm Two campaigners who spent about 30 hours on the rig platform at Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton have been brought down to the ground.
Researchers meeting in Birmingham this week are to discuss a major study which aims to update evidence on the impact of fracking.
Guest Post by Jon and Val Mager: Why the government must block fracking based on what we learned about regulation of the KM8 site
As Third Energy prepares for high volume hydraulic fracturing in North Yorkshire – the first in the UK for more than six years – campaigners Jon and Val Mager argue there are serious flaws in the regulatory regime.
Countdown to comment deadlines on INEOS shale plans – campaigners urge councils to consider fracking impacts
The public consultation on plans by INEOS Shale to explore for gas in Rotherham borough ends this week.
INEOS has confirmed it will begin seismic surveys for shale gas next month in parts of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough.
The industry organisation, UK Onshore Oil and Gas, has urged the Scottish government to lift the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.