The petro-chemical company, Ineos, plans to drill its first exploratory well in Scotland this year and could start fracking in 2016.
Tom Crotty, director of the giant chemical company, Ineos, welcomed the moratorium on planning consents for fracking in Scotland, announced by the Scottish Government on Wednesday.
This morning a report by the Environmental Audit Committee of the House of Commons called for a moratorium on fracking because of risks to the climate and the environment. Supporters of a halt to fracking welcomed the report but reaction from the industry has been critical. Onshore Energy Services […]
Key events and activities in January on fracking and onshore oil and gas, including the Infrastructure Bill vote, demonstrations and decisions on Cuadrilla’s Fylde planning applications. Wednesday 21st January Petition hand-in to Lancashire County Council on Cuadrilla planning applications, 9am-10am, County Hall, Preston PR1 8RL Details
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 […]