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.
Cuadrilla has been allowed to change controls on fracking and flaring at its shale gas site near Blackpool.
DrillOrDrop’s December 2017 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
Campaigners have identified two sites in Sheffield as possible destinations for fracking waste.
This post collates links to studies, briefings and reports from the past six months on fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry. It includes briefings on the industry and regulation, along with work on emissions, public attitudes to fracking, economic impacts, seismic effects and contamination risks.
The Environment Agency is inviting comments on permit applications by Europa Oil & Gas for its exploration wellsite near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Angus Energy’s Brockham oil site – currently in a dispute over planning permission – breached a condition of its environmental permit earlier this year, the Environment Agency has confirmed.
This round-up, compiled by Jack Lampkin and Ruth Hayhurst, looks at recent studies about fracking. Please let us know if we’ve missed a report you think should be included. Click here to get in touch.
This week’s diary features two parliamentary evidence sessions, three county council meetings, a two-day conference, a consultation deadline, film screening, party and two planning meetings.
Environmental permit for shale gas drilling at Tinker Lane in Notts – no groundwater monitoring required
A second shale gas site has come a step closer in north Nottinghamshire.