DrillOrDrop has worked with local people to factcheck web articles by The Sun and LBC about IGas’s Misson Springs shale gas site in Nottinghamshire.
DrillOrDrop’s review of the latest UK onshore oil data for March 2022: daily production down below 14,000 barrels
People are being invited to comment on the environmental impact of plans by IGas to produce unabated hydrogen at its gas site at Albury in Surrey.
Fracking is “quite disruptive, may need thousands of wells and can take a long time” – government minister
An energy minister has rejected industry suggestions that it can produce fracked gas within 18 months.
The government has now missed its own deadline by two years for decisions on shale gas schemes in south Yorkshire and Cheshire.
IGas has estimated it could produce fracked gas for three million homes within 12-18 months if the fracking moratorium was lifted.
The business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has ordered a scientific review of the impact of fracking.
Annual UK onshore oil production has fallen again, continuing a downward trend in 2021 that began in the 1990s.
Opponents of fracking for shale gas have dismissed comments made by IGas about the role of its Misson site in Nottinghamshire in solving the energy crisis.
IGas shares dropped nearly 18% today following news of the impact of Covid-19 on production.