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Is the UK now open for Fracking?

Is the UK now open for Fracking? 5 (100%) 2 votes 200 Most Popular Articles (By Dr Scott Summers – Shale Markets Profile for Scott) On Thursday the 6th October, the United Kingdom’s new Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid MP, permitted UK energy company Cuadrilla to frack at its Preston New Road, Lancashire, UK site.[1] His approval…

UK gives go-ahead to second-ever shale gas permit

Rate this article By LNG World News A worker is seen on the Cuadrilla drilling site in Balcombe, southern England August 15, 2013. REUTERS/Gareth Fuller/Pool/File PhotoBy Karolin Schaps and Susanna Twidale LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s government approved its second-ever shale gas fracking permit on Thursday, overruling a local authority decision and boosting the country’s position…

US: Tougher controls for offshore fracking approvals

Rate this article By -Offshore Energy Today- The U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, California has ordered the federal government to stop approving offshore fracking from oil platforms in the Santa Barbara Channel without engaging the public or analyzing threats offshore fracking poses to ocean ecosystems, coastal communities and marine life. The legal settlement from…