DrillOrDrop’s monthly digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas
A fourth survey of residents in Cheshire has found more than 75% oppose fracking.
The latest findings from the government’s quarterly Wave tracker survey, published this morning, put support for fracking at 18%.
Planning officers at North Lincolnshire Council have recommended approval of plans to produce oil for 15 years at Egdon Resources’ Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Guest post by Peter Strachan and Alex Russell On Tuesday the US Environmental Protection Agency released its study concluding that hydraulic fracturing can impact drinking water at each stage in the shale gas production process. In this guest post, professors Peter Strachan and Alex Russell assess the case […]
Opposition to fracking for shale gas has risen to a record high and support is at the lowest level so far, according to a government survey of public attitudes.
Portsmouth Water has objected to proposals for 20 years of oil production in the South Downs National Park because of concerns about contamination to drinking water.
People living near a proposed oil production site in the South Downs National Park voted almost unanimously last night against the scheme.
Planners have recommended approval of the first shale gas exploration plans in Nottinghamshire.
Almost three quarters of Britain’s company directors support decarbonisation of energy to mitigate climate change, and even more are in favour of greater use of solar, offshore wind and wave and tidal energy, according to new research.