Keep up with July 2021’s news with our digest of daily updated headlines about the business, regulation and campaigns around UK fracking, shale, and onshore oil and gas.
Keep up with June 2021’s news with our digest of daily updated headlines about the business, regulation and campaigns around UK fracking, shale, and onshore oil and gas.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog is facing questions from MPs over the way it monitored risks from silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
Regulation of the UK onshore shale industry is “lax, fragmented and frequently incompetent”, a new study has concluded.
The decision to refuse planning permission for oil and gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been ruled invalid following problems during a “remote” council meeting.
2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
Environmental campaigners are calling on the government to extend its moratorium on fracking to less publicised techniques used by the oil and gas industry.
Cuadrilla has received an official warning over failing to monitor groundwater properly at its Preston New Road fracking site.
Cuadrilla has been accused of trying to downplay last night’s 1.6ML earth tremor caused by its fracking operation near Blackpool.
Councillors have voted to oppose fracking on the Somerset coast between Minehead and Burnham-on-Sea.