Support for fracking fell to its lowest level in the latest phase of a government survey of public attitudes, published today.
DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in spring 2021 affecting the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
More than a third of people oppose fracking for shale gas while just under a quarter support it, according to the latest data from a government survey released this morning.
The government has resumed its quarterly survey of public attitudes to fracking and shale gas. The latest results, published this morning, show support for fracking stands at 15%, down 3 percentage points, and opposition at 31%, down 1 point.
The government is planning to change some of the questions in its public opinion survey on why people support or oppose fracking.
November 2017 events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: High Court challenge to INEOS protest injunction; Planning inquiry on Egdon Resources’ plans for oil production at Wressle; Trials arising from two lock-on protests at Preston New Road; Energy Expo Live; Fracking regulations conference; […]
The latest findings from the government’s quarterly Wave tracker survey, published this morning, put support for fracking at 18%.