Category: Preston New Road

Net Zero Watch are on shaky ground

Net Zero Watch (a retread of The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) are not usually particularly transparent, particularly when it comes to their sources of funding as we can see here: Their motives though are though quite transparent when it comes to some of their “demands”. After all, we know...

Liz Truss Struggles To Explain Local Consent

This morning Prime Minister, Liz Truss, gave a series of car crash interviews on BBC local radio stations. Quizzed by Graham Liver on BBC Radio Lancashire, she struggled to explain what she meant by local consent and why she felt fracking should go ahead here in Lancashire. During the short...

Why the seismic traffic light system must not be relaxed for UK fracking

The TLS is needed, but it is not fit for purpose and needs to be tightened up not relaxed! We last addressed this issue back in February 2019 when the fracking industry was desperately lobbying government to allow them to carry on regardless of the induced seismic activity that everyone...

Riverstone runs dry

Riverstone runs dry

Yesterday Cuadrilla’s parent, AJ Lucas announced that it had “approved the acquisition, effective immediately, of Riverstone’s interest in the UK shale gas explorer, Cuadrilla Resources.” What does this mean? Well Riverstone had owned 45% of Cuadrilla and had invested $US 58 Million in 2010 for equity in Cuadrilla Resources Holding...

Would he lie to you?

A couple of weeks ago we commented on Mr Egan’s claim that reports of damage were in the “low two figures”. It was a strange claim given that we have heard from a variety of sources that there were over 100. So what are we to make of the publication...