Cuadrilla’s Australian owner has condemned the reinstatement of the moratorium on fracking in England as a betrayal of the shale gas industry.
The new climate minister said today that developing UK shale gas would be good for the environment, the economy and jobs.
Government says people living near fracking sites should tolerate more risk and disturbance in the national interest
The UK government formally lifted the moratorium on fracking in England this morning.
Government advisors have told the new prime minister the UK can’t rely on shale gas to solve the cost-of-living crisis.
More than 100 climate campaigners have taken part in a mass trespass at Aberdeen’s Torry harbour in opposition to plans by the fossil fuel industry to build on a park.
As the government considers the future of fracking in England, a new study has revealed little support for a change of policy.
The organisation representing the UK shale industry has offered to fix gas prices to industry, transport and homes.
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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.
Opponents of fracking have described today’s withdrawal of an order to plug and abandon Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas wells as ‘kicking the fracking can down the road ‘. More details