Two related firms acting on opposite sides of the table in negotiations over access for seismic monitoring are being investigated by their professional body for alleged conflict of interest.
A majority of adults in a Cheshire village where IGas has bought land for shale exploration think fracking would be a bad thing, according to a new survey.
20 events in DrillOrDrop’s weekly roundup, including parliamentary group, shale gas master class, meetings, protests, regulators’ information session and East Yorkshire rally.
A retired bishop who lives half a mile from Third Energy’s approved fracking site in North Yorkshire told a parliamentary group yesterday that community benefits would not compensate his village for the impacts of fracking.
Seismic surveying in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire could start at the end of this month.
Opponents of fracking have accused a parliamentary group on shale gas regulation of being biased in favour of the industry and failing to reflect the views of communities that might be affected.
DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world. Top 10 stories: PM proposes direct payments to residents from shale wealth fund – fracking opponents say its bribery First state in Australia bans fracking […]