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Government expects the UK to have 30-35 unconventional oil and gas sites by 2022 and 155 wells by 2025, according to an unpublished report.
Students looking for a career in the onshore oil and gas industry were expected to enrol in a new national college this month.
Interview: Government must make case for onshore drilling and companies must talk to communities – industry body
The organisation representing the onshore oil and gas industry has called on the government to educate people about the country’s energy needs. It also urged the industry to “communicate effectively” with local communities.
Labour comes out against fracking – but will its candidates in shale gas constituencies back the ban?
As predicted, Labour’s manifesto, published this morning, includes a promise to ban fracking.
The industry organisation, UK Onshore Oil and Gas, has urged the Scottish government to lift the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
Guest Post by Mat Hope: “Secretive industry conference” seeks to persuade people fracking is a good idea
A secretive fracking conference sponsored by Dow Chemical and Halliburton and featuring speakers from a range of publically-funded government agencies is taking place somewhere in Birmingham today. In this Guest Post, Mat Hope, of Desmog UK, reports on what is known about the conference and what it is […]
A long-awaited visualisation of what shale gas production could mean for the UK countryside has been released by the fracking industry.