Ineos has postponed a controversial scheme to build Europe’s biggest propylene factory in the Port of Antwerp.
DrillOrDrop reviews what might happen in 2021 to UK onshore fracking and other oil and gas developments.
Stuart Haszeldine, Professor of Geology at the University of Edinburgh, reviews new research on fracking-induced earthquakes, released yesterday by the Oil & Gas Authority. The studies analysed hydraulic fracturing at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool and concluded that induced seismicity was difficult to predict […]
The government is standing by its moratorium on fracking in England after new research concluded that induced earthquakes were hard to predict and manage.
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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.
On the first anniversary of the moratorium on fracking, shale gas industry proposals to deal with earthquakes have been dismissed as “insufficient”.
Opponents of fracking in Nottinghamshire have called for stricter planning controls on future shale gas development in the county.
Ineos’s shale gas business has cut the value of its exploration assets to zero following the government moratorium on fracking in England.
IGas is to apply to extend its planning permission at the shale gas site at Misson Springs in north Nottinghamshire.