UK prime minister Rishi Sunak was criticised today for his government’s plans to expand North Sea oil and gas extraction, while promoting renewable energy at the COP27 climate talks.
The government is being urged to change the law to protect people whose property is damaged by fracking.
Initial assessments of damage caused by the UK’s largest fracking-induced earth tremor were made by staff from the Cuadrilla’s headquarters, not professional surveyors or insurance experts.
The regulator of the oil and gas industry has criticised Angus Energy over its operation at Brockham near Dorking.
Sarah Houlston, a farmer whose land is a mile from where Third Energy has permission to frack for shale gas in North Yorkshire, told Farming UK TV last month she was concerned about contamination of her water supply. Yesterday, the company’s John Dewar responded. Here’s a transcript of both […]
The government has finally released the full report on the impact of shale gas drilling on the rural economy – 11 months after first publishing a heavily redacted version. The full report, commissioned by the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, details the negative impacts of shale […]
7th March 2014 Transcripts of last week’s parliamentary questions on: Regulating shale gas and the implications of the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Insurance for shale gas operators With thanks to theyworkforyou.com 3/3/14 Question by Roger Godsiff, Birmingham, Hall Green, Labour To ask the Secretary of State for […]