The licensing of thousands of square miles of English countryside for fracking five years ago has resulted in no wells and no oil or gas.
Plans for the Saltfleetby gas field in Lincolnshire have got the go-ahead from the Oil & Gas Authority, the operator Angus Energy reported yesterday (9/6/2021).
The oil and gas industry must improve reporting of climate change impacts or risk losing its social licence, the regulator said today.
Third Energy has announced it is to use new techniques to plug and abandon its Malton A gas site in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
The impact of an operation to improve oil flows at one of the UK’s newest production wells has been revealed in the most recent data.
In this guest post, campaigner and researcher Ben Dean investigates official orders to decommission gas wells in North Yorkshire.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
Stuart Haszeldine, Professor of Geology at the University of Edinburgh, reviews new research on fracking-induced earthquakes, released yesterday by the Oil & Gas Authority. The studies analysed hydraulic fracturing at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool and concluded that induced seismicity was difficult to predict […]
The government’s long-awaited Energy White Paper, published today, warned the oil and gas sector it “must go considerably faster in reducing its own carbon footprint or risk losing its social licence to operate”.
The government is standing by its moratorium on fracking in England after new research concluded that induced earthquakes were hard to predict and manage.