Who pays for clean-ups and decommissioning if an onshore operator goes bust? It’s a question that is concerning MPs and landowners. In this guest post, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner, Ben Dean, looks at the rules for decommissioning and argues for tougher controls.
A woman campaigner has climbed on top of drilling equipment on its way to an oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
A committee of MPs is to examine whether planning applications for fracking in England should be decided by a government minister, rather than local councils.
As predicted by several newspapers yesterday, Conservative manifesto pledges on shale gas did not make it into this morning’s Queen’s Speech.
100 events in May 2017 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas. Including tours of the film The Bentley Effect and the satire Fracked! Plus deadlines, information events and meetings. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events or if any details are wrong. This page will be […]
Lancashire County Council has cut the speed limit on Preston New Road outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site amid concerns about the safety of protesters and motorists.
A long-awaited visualisation of what shale gas production could mean for the UK countryside has been released by the fracking industry.