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.
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Imposing fracking on unwilling communities Fracking’s north-south divide Licence to frack in York Call for fast-track fracking Educating the public on shale gas
In this Fracking Week in Westminster only one reference to shale and onshore oil and gas: Lord Lawson describes the Lancashire refusal of Cuadrilla’s planning application for fracking as “deplorable” – and Government minister, Baroness Williams, agrees.
1st April 2014 Transcripts of last week’s parliamentary questions and statements on the discussions about shale gas at the European Council and Nuclear Security Summit. With thanks to theyworkforyou.com 26/3/14 Statement to the House of Commons by David Cameron The Council agreed to encourage that by doing more to […]
4/2/14 The economic affairs committee of the House of Lords could be forgiven for being more confused after hearing from the Chancellor, George Osborne, this afternoon (4/2/14) than they were before he arrived. The committee has been investigating the likely impact of a shale gas industry on the […]
The energy minister, Michael Fallon, said he would do anything he could to remove barriers to shale gas exploration and increase the pace of development. He was giving evidence to the House of Lords economic affairs committee which is carrying out an inquiry into the shale gas industry. […]