Anti-fracking campaigners have removed their round-the-clock monitoring camp opposite Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
Shale gas regulators have cleared the way for the second phase of fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, near Blackpool, the company said today.
The Environment Agency has warned Cuadrilla over allowing climate-changing methane to vent into the atmosphere from the Preston New Road fracking site.
A road-side camp used to monitor operations at an oil and gas site north of Hull was evicted for the third time today.
UK oil and gas companies are regularly breaching regulation of their operations with little consequence, new research published today concludes.
Residents and campaigners who have been monitoring an oil and gas site in East Yorkshire for more than a month are making a direct appeal to the county council to drop its threat of eviction.
Fire crews were called to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site in East Yorkshire this lunchtime after a hose on a rig became detached and hit the drill cabin.
Opponents of plans by Rathlin Energy to drill another well in East Yorkshire have said they will monitor operations round the clock.
The Scottish First Minister said anti-fracking campaigners should not be considered domestic extremists, despite reports that they’d been labelled so by Police Scotland.
Government climate adviser calls for tighter shale gas regulation so that leaks can be fixed rapidly
The UK must take rapid action to deal with any leaks from onshore shale gas wells, as part of efforts to avoid breaching carbon budgets, the government’s adviser on climate change said today.