Some of the waste flowback fluid from Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire was taken to a treatment centre in Leeds, the Environment Agency (EA) has confirmed.
An oil exploration well in one of the most sensitive parts of the country has lacked scrutiny because of legal loopholes.
The operation to identify a water zone in Angus Energy’s Brockham sidetrack well in Surrey has been estimated by the company to take up to 10 weeks.
People have been excluded from a public consultation over fracking chemicals by the use of technical language, an industrial chemist has complained.
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Time is running out for UK onshore oil and gas companies that were awarded exploration licences in the most recent government licensing round.
People monitoring drilling at Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire well site are fighting a council threat of eviction to a road-side camp.
Views are invited on an application by Rathlin Energy to change its environmental permit for the West Newton oil and gas site north of Hull.
The Environment Agency (EA) has reported two minor breaches of the Cuadrilla’s environmental permit when it carried out a site visit at Preston New Road in October.
Angus Energy announced this morning it had begun its testing programme on a controversial oil well at Brockham in Surrey. But local people have been asking questions about whether the company has met all the conditions of its environmental permit.
Friends of the Earth is going to the High Court this morning to challenge a key consent which allows Cuadrilla to drill and frack for shale gas near Blackpool.