Fracking Week in Parliament Companies that apply for oil and gas exploration licences are judged mainly on their ability and their finances, a government minister has confirmed.
Fracking Week in Parliament Cuadrilla has been asked to address surface water management on its site at Preston New Road, as a priority, the Environment Minister wrote last week.
The Government has confirmed it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire.
Ministers revealed this week that ambulances were called six times to incidents at or near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in July and that government departments discuss anti-fracking protests.
Councillors in North Yorkshire want detailed information to be collected about the health of local people before fracking starts.
Fracking Week in Westminster returns after the summer recess with questions and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas
Three Lancashire MPs – Mark Menzies, Mark Hendrick and Cat Smith – questioned ministers on key fracking issues this week. Read the transcripts of their questions, the government’s answers and other parliamentary business on: Steps to reduce seismic activity Monitoring of abandoned shale gas wells Flaring at shale […]
The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, today urged David Cameron not to overrule the local refusal of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans in Lancashire. Anything that prevented local communities from rejecting fracking would be “fundamentally undemocratic”, she said.
Fracking Week In Westminster resumes after a break for the election campaign. This weekly report, usually posted on Fridays, includes transcripts of parliamentary debates, questions and answers about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. This week: Extracts from The Queen’s speech MPs’ responses to the Speech […]
Transcripts of parliamentary questions and answers on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 19th December 21014 Vince Cable’s views on fracking in Ryedale Devolution of drilling powers to Wales Licensing regulation With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com