25 years of oil and gas extraction from a site in East Yorkshire is unlikely to have significant effects on the environment, council planners have ruled.
Environmental damage from burning oil in cars or planes should be assessed, as well as the benefits of oil production, campaigners told the court of appeal in London today.
The controversial proppant squeeze planned by Egdon Resources at its Wressle oil site in Lincolnshire has been delayed by up to four weeks.
A key document needed to allow small-scale fracking at Wressle in north Lincolnshire has not yet been approved.
Rathlin Energy unveiled details today of an additional two proposed wellsites in East Yorkshire.
The rig to drill new wells at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has been delivered.
Cuadrilla has been accused of trying to downplay last night’s 1.6ML earth tremor caused by its fracking operation near Blackpool.
Data from fracking at Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire last year has been published by the industry regulator, the Oil & Gas Authority.
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.