George Osborne told MPs yesterday Britain would be “condemned” to higher energy bills and fewer jobs if it turned its back on fracking.
Drill Or Drop is pleased to post a newspaper article about shale regulation, which disappeared off the Telegraph’s website in under 24 hours. The article was found by one of our readers and is included here so that it can be restored to the web for all but the […]
The government has defended plans to introduce standard environmental permits for some oil and gas drilling operations. But anti-drilling campaigners spent the weekend preparing objections to the plans, which many regard as “one size fits all self-regulation”. One group said regulation of the onshore oil and gas industry […]
What is it? The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has taken over some regulatory functions from the Department of Energy and Climate Change for the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry in the UK.
Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Four National Parks suitable for fracking are also among the most popular and biggest tourist earners Sir Nicholas Soames says fracking in Sussex is silly but […]
All the exploratory shale gas wells drilled by Cuadrilla in Lancashire had some technical difficulty and none were restored by the date set in the original planning permission. These are just two of the findings from an investigation by DrillOrDrop.com into problems at the company’s UK operations. We […]
The government cannot be trusted to regulate shale gas, according to more than 40% of people surveyed by Cardiff University. Just over 20% were confident that the government would do an adequate job.The rest didn’t know.