Local councillors in East Yorkshire are still waiting for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site need detailed environment research.
Shale gas companies are working with two British universities to investigate whether UK boreholes could be turned into deep science laboratories.
Support for fracking has declined over the past decade and opposition has become more deeply entrenched, a new study of public attitudes in the UK has concluded.
This post has links to more than 70 studies, briefings and research papers on fracking and the UK onshore oil and gas industry published since 2018.
A study by climate scientists says carbon capture and storage (CCS) cannot meet the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The government is standing by its moratorium on fracking in England after new research concluded that induced earthquakes were hard to predict and manage.
Opponents of fracking have used the first anniversary of the moratorium on fracking in England to call for the shale gas industry to give up.
A six-day methane gas release at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool had the same carbon footprint as 142 flights from London to New York, new research has concluded.
People living near three shale gas sites in England reported increased levels of stress, a new study has found. The research, which studied communities in Lancashire, Cheshire and North Yorkshire, found people experienced anxiety, sleep disturbance, high levels of anger and exhaustion. One in seven people surveyed for […]
The UK Government and its advisers “marginalised, downplayed or ignored” public health concerns about shale gas exploration and fracking in England, new research has concluded.