2016 saw the first approvals for high volume hydraulic fracturing in the UK since fracking caused small earthquakes in Lancashire in 2011.
Summary of recent activity and expected operations at 50 sites across the UK, including applications, decisions, company plans and licence changes.
Work on new exploratory gas wells in East Yorkshire could begin later this year after the Environment Agency announced it had granted Rathlin Energy a permit for its new site at West Newton.
A prominent anti-fracking campaigner has been ordered to attend court tomorrow morning in a long-running dispute with Cuadrilla over legal fees of more than £55,000.
Our digest of May’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them. This month’s top stories …
A High Court judge granted a bankruptcy order this morning against Ian Crane, a prominent anti-fracking campaigner, after a request by lawyers for Rathlin Energy.
Our digest of April’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them. Including: Support for shale gas falls to record low in on-going government survey Shale gas bosses gather in Scarborough to promote fracking in Yorkshire while protesters draw a symbolic line […]