Record profit announcements by Shell and Centrica show the energy system is broken, environmental campaigners said today.
Tax relief has pushed the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, into profit, company accounts have revealed.
Opposition to fracking has reached a record high of 45%, according to a quarterly government survey of public attitudes.
Rathlin Energy reported this morning that work had begun on constructing the access to its new oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
Anti-fracking campaigners have removed their round-the-clock monitoring camp opposite Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
Opposition to fracking reached 44%, a record high, in the latest government survey of public attitudes to shale gas.
Support for fracking has recovered from a record low in the spring, according to results from the latest government attitudes survey. Opposition has fallen from a previous record high.
Results from the latest government survey on fracking shows that public opposition has risen to its highest level so far and support dropped to a record low.
Opposition to fracking has risen to near record levels in the latest government public attitudes survey with a big increase in concern about earthquakes. Support for fracking fell to a joint record low.
Opponents of plans by Rathlin Energy to drill another well in East Yorkshire have said they will monitor operations round the clock.