As the government announces a second moratorium on fracking because of earth tremor risks, DrillOrDrop looks back at key events in the past eight years. Please let us know about any important headlines we have missed.
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder declared a loss of more than £10m for 2017.
The company behind plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire released its long-awaited 2016 accounts this morning, declaring a loss of £3.405m.
The industry organisation, UK Onshore Oil and Gas, has urged the Scottish government to lift the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
Third Energy UK Gas Limited – the company behind fracking plans at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire – made a loss of £3.854m in 2015.
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 […]
Oil production in the Weald in southern England could generate around £52 billion over 40 years, according to forecasts published today by EY.