Centrica is giving up its stake in Cuadrilla’s shale gas licence in the Fylde near Blackpool.
In this guest post, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner Ben Dean argues there should be a change to the law which currently could allow the Chinese to influence shale gas exploration in England.
The owner of the fracking firm Cuadrilla predicted today that England’s moratorium on hydraulic fracturing would be lifted – but not before 2021.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
Updated 24 April 2020 The investment bank, VSA Capital, has hinted that politics, rather than science, could overturn the moratorium on onshore fracking in England.
Losses in IGas more than doubled in 2019 to more than £50m as the company turned its back on shale exploration in north west England, annual accounts have revealed.
The government has delayed the result of the planning appeal over Ineos shale gas plans in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
The Australian owner of Cuadrilla says it is carrying out a review of the company’s costs following the fracking moratorium.
Life must be made difficult for oil and gas companies that increase – or fail to reduce – carbon emissions, Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners have argued.
More than 600 academics, politicians and campaigners signed a letter calling on the government to replace the current moratorium on fracking with an outright ban.