In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Peers debate the pros and cons of shale gas Grant Shapps on potential economic benefits
An eye witness to a two-car accident outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool this morning said a truck preparing to make a delivery was breaking agreed traffic rules. John Tootill, whose basic account of the accident has been confirmed by police, said a cement truck had stopped outside […]
The climate change minister, Nick Hurd, said the UK owed it to future generations to find out whether it could produce shale gas.
Plans by Europa Oil & Gas to explore for oil in woodland near the Surrey beauty spot of Leith Hill inched forward today but it will still be some time before drilling could start.
A supporter and opponent of onshore fracking went head to head at Westminster yesterday in a debate on shale gas.
Environmental permit for shale gas drilling at Tinker Lane in Notts – no groundwater monitoring required
A second shale gas site has come a step closer in north Nottinghamshire.
Plans for more drilling and testing at the exploratory oil site at Horse Hill, near Gatwick Airport, were published this morning.
Europa Oil and Gas has said it needs extra security to protect its oil exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey from protesters.
Environmental campaigners in West Sussex are calling for changes to a draft policy for future oil and gas development because they say it fails to include measures to tackle climate change.
Fracking Week In Westminster resumes after a break for the election campaign. This weekly report, usually posted on Fridays, includes transcripts of parliamentary debates, questions and answers about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. This week: Extracts from The Queen’s speech MPs’ responses to the Speech […]