The regulator for the shale gas industry has suspended fracking operations at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire site after this morning’s 2.9ML tremor.
This post tracks earth tremors induced by the second phase of fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.
Details of plans to frack shale gas wells near Formby in Lancashire were published online today.
Some of the waste flowback fluid from Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire was taken to a treatment centre in Leeds, the Environment Agency (EA) has confirmed.
This month sees the release of official advice to government on climate change targets and the latest public attitude data on fracking. Rathlin Energy continues to drill its second well at West Newton and Lancashire residents wait to see what happens at Cuadrilla’s fracking site. Ineos is likely […]
An engineer who has called for stricter regulation of fracking was subjected to a public campaign to discredit him, a disciplinary investigation by his professional body has noted.
Keith Taylor MEP (second left) with opponents of oil drilling at the Horse Hill site near Horley. Photo: Office of Keith Taylor MEP Events in February 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
Two scientists have said the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors could be relaxed with little risk to people.
A mining geologist has called for the suspension of fracking for gas in the main shale areas of northern England because he says the rocks contain high concentrations of toxic heavy metals.
The number of onshore oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2018 was a 68-year low for the industry.