The Government expects the UK to have 30-35 unconventional oil and gas sites by 2022 and 155 wells by 2025, according to an unpublished report.
Almost three quarters of Britain’s company directors support decarbonisation of energy to mitigate climate change, and even more are in favour of greater use of solar, offshore wind and wave and tidal energy, according to new research.
4th June 2014 As expected, the government included plans in this morning’s Queen’s Speech to allow fracking companies to drill under land without permission.
Oil bonanza or shale fail? Reaction to the British Geological Survey report on oil and gas in the Weald
26th May 2014 “So much for Britain’s fracking revolution” said the Daily Mail in response to last week’s report on oil and gas potential in southern England. Usually a supporter of the government’s push for fracking, the paper headed its story: How the oil field found beneath The Weald […]