The government has confirmed that no guarantor is required to underwrite Third Energy’s commitments to frack one well a year in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, until 2022.
Fracking Week in Parliament. The government has said it has no plans to establish a minimum distance between homes and shale gas sites across the country.
Ministers said last week they were doing everything they could to promote UK onshore oil and gas production. But that’s not how it looked to the industry speaking to investors at the weekend.
Fracking Week in Parliament. What is the government doing to determine whether there’s any evidence that Russia has issued fake news to discredit the UK fracking industry? This question was put to ministers by the former Conservative Home Office Minister, David Maclean.
Fracking Week in Parliament Companies that apply for oil and gas exploration licences are judged mainly on their ability and their finances, a government minister has confirmed.
Fracking Week in Parliament 13-17 November 2017. The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, has called for an urgent debate on the compatibility of fracking with UK climate objectives.