Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world including: IGas spuds well at Ellesmere Port; seismic testing near Chester; new drilling plans for Kent Ineos announces £640m investment in shale and faces community backlash […]
Events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in December Second reading of the Infrastructure Bill in House of Commons Decision on Dart’s planning application for Ellesmere Campaigning in Lancashire and Falkirk Gayzer Frackman takes his anti-fracking campaign to Brussels High Court eviction hearing about Rathlin’s West Newton […]
The chemicals company Ineos, which runs the Grangemouth petrochemicals plant and refinery in the Firth of Forth, announced plans today to invest up to £640m in shale gas exploration. The investment is dependent on Ineos being successful in its recent applications for oil and gas drilling licences. Chairman […]
Oil and gas companies, regulators, local authorities and the supply industry have been meeting in London for the past two days at the European Shale Oil and Gas Summit.
The offer to landowners of royalties from shale oil and gas drilling – described as a “game-changer” for fracking – does nothing to address concerns about liability, the Country Land and Business Association said today.
On Tuesday November 5th, the heads of two fracking companies gave evidence to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee. They were asked about safety, public opinion, regulation, delays and the potential value of the fracking industry. Find out the key points of what they said and read […]
The company at the centre of anti-fracking protests in Balcombe is to give evidence about shale gas at the House of Lords on Tuesday (November 5th). Francis Egan, Chief Executive of Cuadrilla, is one of four company bosses to appear before the Economic Affairs Committee. The others are […]