Cuadrilla’s major investor, A J Lucas, has said up to 72 lateral wells could be drilled from a shale gas site like Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
In this week’s events listing: UK book launch of Frackopoly More screenings of The Bentley Effect Oil and gas conferences Anti-drilling direct action training workshops Fracking information meetings Oxford Geology Group lecture Plus planning sessions and fundraisers.
60+ events in June about fracking and onshore oil and gas, including five direct action training sessions, nine screenings of The Bentley Effect documentary and the UK launch of Frackopoly. Plus meetings, fundraisers and industry conferences & workshops.
Communities facing fracking for shale gas – or the possibility of it – criticised the planning system at a meeting in the Houses of Parliament this afternoon.
The Conservative MP who scrutinises energy policy told the shale gas industry it could face continuous opposition if it did not win public support for fracking. Tim Yeo, chair of the energy and climate change committee, said people had to be educated about the benefits of shale gas. […]