Local councillors in East Yorkshire are still waiting for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site need detailed environment research.
The definitions of fracking in the UK are limited, ambiguous and inconsistent, a new study has said.
A council in East Yorkshire is being urged to reconsider its decision on whether proposals to expand an oil site need an extensive environmental study.
Support for fracking has declined over the past decade and opposition has become more deeply entrenched, a new study of public attitudes in the UK has concluded.
This post has links to more than 70 studies, briefings and research papers on fracking and the UK onshore oil and gas industry published since 2018.
A study by climate scientists says carbon capture and storage (CCS) cannot meet the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The government is standing by its moratorium on fracking in England after new research concluded that induced earthquakes were hard to predict and manage.
People living near three shale gas sites in England reported increased levels of stress, a new study has found. The research, which studied communities in Lancashire, Cheshire and North Yorkshire, found people experienced anxiety, sleep disturbance, high levels of anger and exhaustion. One in seven people surveyed for […]
The UK Government and its advisers “marginalised, downplayed or ignored” public health concerns about shale gas exploration and fracking in England, new research has concluded.
The amount of carbon that would be emitted during any future oil production at West Newton in East Yorkshire would be smaller than the UK onshore average, according to the conclusions of a study announced today.