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.
Rathlin Energy reported this morning that work had begun on constructing the access to its new oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
Complex geology in one of the UK’s leading shale gas regions places a major constraint on exploration and production, scientists have concluded.
Emissions of methane from fossil fuels have been underestimated by up to 40%, according to a new study.
Emissions from flares – including climate-damaging methane – could be underestimated, according to new research published today.
UK shale gas reserves may be “markedly lower than previously thought”, according to research published today.
“New methane study backs climate case against fracking” – campaigners; “erroneous conclusions” – industry
Opponents of onshore shale gas in the UK have said new research on global methane emissions supports their call for a ban on fracking on climate change grounds.
As geologists continue to disagree about the cause of the Surrey earthquakes, a local MP has urged the government to investigate any link with oil operations.
‘Government is using Lancashire residents as guinea pigs in a fracking impacts experiment’ – doctors
An open letter from two doctors has accused the energy minister, Claire Perry, of using Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool to study the impact of toxic chemical emissions on people. Consultants’ letter to Claire Perry
A report relied upon by the Government in its support for shale gas extraction is to be updated.