Fracking opponents have warned of a “huge backlash” if the government agrees to industry demands for new rules to make shale gas production quicker and easier.
Government advisors have told the new prime minister the UK can’t rely on shale gas to solve the cost-of-living crisis.
A legal challenge against the oil and gas industry regulator will be heard at the High Court next month (July 2020).
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has breached rules on monitoring the flare at its Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.
A new consultation has opened on expansion plans at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.
UK Oil & Gas confirmed today it had more time to drill in two southern England exploration licences, where no work has yet been carried out.
Calls by the shale gas industry to relax the rules on earth tremors induced by fracking are not widely supported by the public, according to a new poll.
Who pays for clean-ups and decommissioning if an onshore operator goes bust? It’s a question that is concerning MPs and landowners. In this guest post, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner, Ben Dean, looks at the rules for decommissioning and argues for tougher controls.
The government appears to be standing firm against industry pressure for a review of the regulations on earth tremors caused by fracking.
Cuadrilla called today for changes to the regulations on seismicity induced by fracking to take account of ground vibration.