The 16-year-old Swedish climate campaigner, Greta Thunberg, has described the UK’s support for shale gas as “irresponsible” and “beyond absurd”.
UK onshore oil production fell to a seven-year low in 2018, according to official data.
Exploratory drilling, fracking and production could be underway at the same time across multiple wells on several pads in a shale gas field, a company suggested today.
This month could see the start of horizontal drilling at the IGas site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire and the spudding of Rathlin Energy’s second well at West Newton. The Court of Appeal is due to hand down its ruling on a challenge to the Ineos injunction and […]
Two anti-fracking campaigners locked themselves together this morning outside the IGas site at Springs Road in north Nottinghamshire.
IGas has confirmed its first shale gas well at Springs Road in north Nottinghamshire has reached its total depth of 3,500 metres and encountered all three targets.
IGas announced today it had encountered a hydrocarbon-bearing shale sequence at its exploration well at Misson in north Nottinghamshire. The news coincided with a Mad Hatter’s tea party organised outside the site by drilling opponents.
The UK shale gas industry has upgraded production estimates by more than 70% following early results from two sites.
This post has news updates from the final day of the public inquiry into IGas plans to test its well at Ellesmere Port.
This post has news updates from the eleventh day of the inquiry into IGas plans to test its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.