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.
Monthly oil, water and gas production were all up at Horse Hill in Surrey, the UK’s newest onshore production site, according to the latest official data.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has got three more years in which to seek consent for two new wells near Blackpool in Lancashire.
Opponents of fracking have used the first anniversary of the moratorium on fracking in England to call for the shale gas industry to give up.
On the first anniversary of the moratorium on fracking, shale gas industry proposals to deal with earthquakes have been dismissed as “insufficient”.
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A steady fall in oil production has continued at UKOG’s Horse Hill site in Surrey, according to the latest monthly official data released today.
The Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) has confirmed that it has extended Angus Energy’s licence at Brockham in Surrey until spring next year.