Complex geology in one of the UK’s leading shale gas regions places a major constraint on exploration and production, scientists have concluded.
UK shale gas reserves may be “markedly lower than previously thought”, according to research published today.
Calls by the shale gas industry to relax the rules on earth tremors induced by fracking are not widely supported by the public, according to a new poll.
People will be able to view seismic monitoring data from around Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site, the company said today.
Scientists have called for investigations into the levels of methane released from oil and gas sites after a study concluded that global levels of some hydrocarbons in the atmosphere had been underestimated.
Researchers at Edinburgh University have warned that cost of waste treatment and a shortage of specialist facilities could limit the development of fracking in the UK.
A retired academic has raised enough money to bring a legal challenge against Glasgow University, which he accuses of trying to stifle his opposition to fracking.