The UK’s health and safety watchdog has accepted it did not inspect the management of silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
Cuadrilla has taken more equipment off its fracking site near Blackpool this week.
Neighbours of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire are living in an “information vacuum”, campaigners said today after an apparent pause in fracking for three weeks.
An opponent of fracking has won an eight-month campaign to force Lancashire’s Fire and Rescue Service to release information about emergency planning at Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation.
The government is planning to change some of the questions in its public opinion survey on why people support or oppose fracking.
UKOG successfully recovers rock core from Broadford Bridge oil well – but criticised for failing to attend public meeting
UK Oil & Gas said today its oil exploration programme at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex was producing positive results. But the company was accused of keeping local people in the dark when it did not take part in a public meeting, attended by more than 120 people […]
In this week’s listings Public meetings in Fylde and information day for councillors Parliamentary questions on energy Industry training workshops No fracking bike ride in North Derbyshire and South Yorkshire Meetings in Derbyshire, Somerset, Nottinghamshire, Lancashire and Gloucestershire
The gas industry welcomed the approval this evening for what could be the first fracked well in the UK since 2011 but it was careful not to appear celebratory. Ken Cronin, of the industry group, UKOOG, (pictured right) said: “It is not a precedent. It is a continuation. […]
In this Fracking Week in Westminster Peers discuss coal bed methane extraction in the Forest of Dean Questions on methane emissions from shale gas sites and funding for fracking ‘Permission in principle’ and fracking Kevin Hollinrake’s debate on shale gas and the economy
In this Fracking Week in Westminster: Caroline Lucas asks about flood risk in drilling areas Chris Matheson asks about the methane leak in Porter Ranch, California Peers debate whether an amendment to a new bill could promote fracking in National Parks Thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com for the transcripts