Most people living near two proposed shale gas sites did not trust information from fracking companies, research has shown.
Fracking industry warns “great economic, environmental and geopolitical cost” from renewed moratorium
The shale gas lobbying organisation has accused the government of dealing in “ideology and fiction” by reinstating the moratorium on fracking.
The new climate minister said today that developing UK shale gas would be good for the environment, the economy and jobs.
The company behind long-term oil extraction at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds was accused today of inconsistencies in its plans.
The UK does not need more onshore oil to deliver energy security, net zero emissions, jobs or feedstocks, a new report has concluded.
Angus Energy’s new plans to test for oil at its Balcombe site in West Sussex have been published.
The UK has “once-in-a lifetime opportunity” to move to a low-carbon future and stimulate the economy after the Covid-19 outbreak, the government’s climate adviser said today.
Just one in ten people support fracking in the UK, according to the latest results in a quarterly government survey.
Last week, the Frack Free United campaign network delivered a declaration to Downing Street calling for a halt to fracking. It was signed by 8,000+ politicians, academics, community groups, environmental organisations and residents. In this guest weekend long read, Frack Free United makes the case against government policy […]
Fracking Week in Parliament (week ending 6 April 2018) The Energy Minister, Claire Perry, was questioned for the second consecutive week on the impact of shale oil drilling in south east England.