The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, is looking at conventional oil and gas opportunities in the UK after predicting no fracking this year.
Cuadrilla has confirmed no more fracking will take place at its shale gas site in Lancashire before a planning deadline at the end of November.
The British Geological Survey has installed two seismic monitors in Surrey to track earthquakes following a recent cluster centred near Newdigate.
This morning the government announced it would to take decisions on fracking plans out of local authority hands. It will also consider ruling where companies appeal against a refusal of planning permission. A statement said: “Today’s measures will mean Ministers will consider calling in any application for shale exploration, and […]