The organisation representing the UK shale industry has offered to fix gas prices to industry, transport and homes.
Keep up to date with June 2022’s news with our digest of daily updated headlines about the business, regulation and campaigns around UK fracking, shale, and onshore oil and gas.
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
A government department has confirmed it has acted on a threat of legal action from the onshore shale gas industry over the moratorium on fracking.
A US/EU initiative to cut the powerful greenhouse gas, methane, will focus on the oil and gas industry, it was revealed today.
Study: Emissions from 40 planned fossil fuel projects would be nearly three times as much as the UK emits in a year
New research, published within days of the start of Cop26 climate talks, reveals that 40 oil, gas and coal projects have been submitted for approval in the UK.
Two years after the UK’s strongest fracking-induced earthquake, there’s no agreement on how to manage shale gas risks, an exploration company said today.
Carbon capture must be safe and effective in reducing CO2 emissions, members of the public have told the government.
The Horse Hill production site in Surrey has cut its planned capacity for crude oil storage by more than 80%.