The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has recorded an annual profit for the first time following a multi-million dollar payment from partner, Centrica.
Cuadrilla has secured a 40-day injunction against protests at its fracking site near Blackpool.
50+ events in June 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas including: Public inquiry into Ineos shale gas plans at Marsh Lane, Derbyshire; Block Around the Clock rally and blockade at Preston New Road; Deadline for comments on Balcombe environment permit and for participation in Clumber […]
Campaigners call for fracking moratorium in former mining areas after new report reveals shale gas plans overlooked key geological data
Fracking companies have failed to use all available geological data when applying for planning permission, according to a report launched at Westminster this afternoon.
Ministers are considering taking fracking decisions in England out of local control and allowing shale gas exploration wells to be drilled without the need for planning applications.
A second council is recommending dropping traffic concerns as a reason for opposing Ineos shale gas plans, within weeks of a public inquiry.
The public inquiry into plans by Ineos Upstream for shale exploration plans in South Yorkshire is expected to end today.