The Scottish Government has turned its back on jobs and manufacturing with its announcement this afternoon on banning fracking, said INEOS shale in the past few minutes. The industry body, UK Onshore Oil and Gas, said the decision was based on “dogma not evidence or geo-political reality.”
The largest shale gas exploration company in the UK was granted an interim injunction this afternoon against anti-fracking protesters.
Tributes have been paid to the climate change campaigner and supporter of shale gas, Stephen Tindale, who’s death was announced today.
Plans by INEOS for a second shale gas well in the East Midlands will not need an environmental impact assessment, according to the local council.
INEOS has published an eight-page local newspaper pull-out about fracking to “set the record straight” about shale gas.
A retired bishop who lives half a mile from Third Energy’s approved fracking site in North Yorkshire told a parliamentary group yesterday that community benefits would not compensate his village for the impacts of fracking.
The Swiss-based chemicals company, INEOS, looks unlikely to commit to shale gas surveying in Scotland until it knows whether the country’s moratorium on fracking will be lifted. A senior executive told DrillOrDrop he expects the company’s shale business will concentrate next on Cheshire and other areas of England, […]