The government’s climate advisor has said the ongoing moratorium on fracking in England should not be lifted without considering the impact of shale gas on greenhouse gas emissions.
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Two UK onshore companies announced today they were temporarily shutting-in some sites to cut production following falling oil and gas prices
The Australian owner of Cuadrilla says it is carrying out a review of the company’s costs following the fracking moratorium.
The assessment of earthquake risk from fracking at a proposed shale gas site in Lancashire is superficial, outdated and not justified, experts have concluded.
2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
DrillOrDrop’s summary of the election manifesto commitments on fracking and onshore oil and gas. We’ll update this post with each new manifesto.
The government appears to be standing firm against industry pressure for a review of the regulations on earth tremors caused by fracking.
Geoscientists join call for review of fracking tremor rules – opponents say industry must prove it can frack safely
A group of 48 geoscientists, many with links to the oil and gas industry, has called for a government review of the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.
A government adviser has been accused of “negligent failure” for refusing to revise a report on the health impacts of fracking.