A former energy secretary has urged the government to uphold the safety rules he introduced six years ago on fracking-induced earth tremors.
Cuadrilla won’t publish daily reports about fracking site – but regulator releases details of methane emissions
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has said it won’t publish the daily report of operations at its shale gas site near Blackpool, despite a recommendation by the industry trade organisation.
Councillors and campaigners in Lancashire are calling on the government to halt fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas near Blackpool following a series of earth tremors of increasing strength.
Cuadrilla’s current fracking site in Lancashire passed a milestone on Friday.
A small oil well on the world heritage coast in Dorset is legally allowed to emit hundreds of tonnes of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, annually direct into the atmosphere.
Breaking: West Sussex councillors vote to extend permission at UKOG Broadford Bridge oil site – live news updates
Live news updates from the meeting of West Sussex County Council’s planning committee discussing the application by UK Oil & Gas for its Broadford Bridge oil exploration site.
As Cuadrilla prepares to frack the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well, DrillOrDrop talked to the Health and Safety Executive about the organisation’s role in keeping workers and local people safe.