Manchester anti-fracking protests ‘cost taxpayers £330,000’

Anti-fracking protests in Greater Manchester have cost taxpayers a staggering £330,000 so far and is rising. The figure was released by Greater Manchester Police as protests against IGas’ attempt to drill for shale gas in Barton Moss continue. Two women blocked the fracking site this morning to prevent the energy company’s trucks from going into […]

UK oil firm’s new North Sea discovery

An oil firm has announced a discovery at one of its exploration well in the UK North Sea, more than 150km offshore from Aberdeen. The Bonneville well was drilled to a total depth of 4,481 feet and Premier Oil found approximately 30 million barrels of oil, which it claims is in line with its pre-drill […]