Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 31st October 2014 Costs of the 14th licensing round Number of objections to fracking With thanks to Theyworkforyou.com
The government is going ahead with plans to change the trespass law to give underground access to oil and gas drilling companies, despite more than 40,000 objections.
Researchers behind Nottingham University’s long-running survey of public attitudes to shale gas extraction say the turn against fracking after the Balcombe protests has bottomed-out – but deep-seated unease about fracking remains.
Transcripts of this week’s parliamentary questions and statements on: Drilling in National Parks Redacted reports Shale gas and the heavy industry Coal gasificaton With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com
24th July 2014 Transcripts of this week’s parliamentary questions and statements on: Water use in fracking Ineos shale gas processing plans at Grangemouth With thanks to TheyWorkForYou.com
5th July 2014 Transcripts of parliamentary questions about fracking and shale gas Cabinet committee on developing shale gas Simplifying regulation Fracking licences Flood risks in fracking areas Changes to the trespass laws Community benefits With thanks to Theyworkforyou.com
Climate change minister says green groups are “foolish” and “morally-disingenuous” in opposing shale gas
30th June 2014 Climate change minister Greg Barker has accused environmental groups of being “foolish” and “morally disingenuous” for opposing shale gas and fracking, but “doing little” about coal.
28th June 2014 Transcripts of the last week of parliamentary debates and questions on fracking and shale gas and oil Michael Fallon says shale gas emissions likely to be lower than those from imported LNG or European gas With thanks to theyworkforyou.com
27th June 2014 Public Health England is standing by its conclusion that fracking has a low risk to human health if properly run and regulated. But the organisation raises concerns about the density and location of drilling and abut bore-hole integrity. It repeats that robust regulation is essential.
22nd June 2014 Transcripts of the last week of parliamentary debates and questions on fracking and shale gas and oil Michael Fallon denies any cases of water contamination from fracking Value of shale gas to the economy Investment in the shale gas industry The Lords debate the Infrastructure […]