Rathlin Energy has given formal notice that it intends to apply for planning permission for expansion and long-term oil production at one of its sites in East Yorkshire.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
UK onshore oil production is being held back by new regulations on water reinjection, Angus Energy told investors this evening.
The maximum strength of tremors induced by new fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site has been estimated at 3.1ML, the company said in a document published today.
To shouts of “disgraceful” and “ridiculous”, Lancashire County Council voted to adjourn a debate on the regulation of earth tremors caused by fracking.
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.
Cuadrilla called today for changes to the regulations on seismicity induced by fracking to take account of ground vibration.
A parliamentary bill to limit earthquakes caused by fracking has passed its first stage unopposed today.
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Time is running out for UK onshore oil and gas companies that were awarded exploration licences in the most recent government licensing round.
UK fracking tremor rules “absurd and unworkable”, says Ineos – campaigners accuse company of “aggressive and misinformed attack”
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder has accused the government of “shutting down shale by the backdoor” with rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.