For the first time, an injunction against protests at UK oil and gas sites is to be examined at a full trial at the High Court.
The Environment Agency has objected to Angus Energy’s plans to test the flow of oil in its well at Balcombe in West Sussex.
The company that wants to frack for shale gas near Formby in Lancashire is pressing ahead with its planning application, despite the government’s recent moratorium.
The case against three people who took part in a protest outside Rathlin Energy’s oil exploration site in East Yorkshire was dismissed today.
A Surrey resident has issued a legal challenge against the county council’s decision to grant planning permission for long-term oil production and more drilling at the Horse Hill exploration site.
Cuadrilla has confirmed that it has finished the flow test on its second horizontal shale gas well at Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
The exploration site at West Newton, north of Hull, has more oil than previously estimated, investors in the site said today.