Two-thirds of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well was not fracked during a nine-week operation last autumn, according to reports that the company, Cuadrilla, tried to keep secret.
UK oil and gas companies are regularly breaching regulation of their operations with little consequence, new research published today concludes.
A parliamentary group is seeking expert evidence on earthquakes caused by fracking.
Proposals for an underground observatory in north Cheshire, predicted to provide the “most comprehensive geological data” in the world, have been published online and are open for comments.
Updated 13 September 2018 Angus Energy is now expected to begin a long-awaited flow test of the oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex in the last week of September. But this date depends on the company meeting conditions set by the Environment Agency.
Security guards and specialist rescue staff worked through the night to remove campaigners from a protest camp near the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.
Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the Government to reconsider its decision to contribute only 20% of the cost so far in policing anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.