Final consent had not yet been granted for the stimulation of the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire, Union Jack Oil confirmed today. But the company announced that tests on wells at two West Newton sites in East Yorkshire were expected soon.
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Funding for work at the Saltfleetby gas field in Lincolnshire has been agreed, it was announced this morning.
Support for fracking fell to its lowest level in the latest phase of a government survey of public attitudes, published today.
BP’s emission targets are “too little too late” for the climate, said anti-fracking campaigners protesting against the company in London this morning.
Rathlin Energy has confirmed it is seeking to extend road closures around its West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire until autumn 2022.
The Environment Agency has approved new rules for work at the West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
Plans for what could be one of the UK’s first power stations equipped with carbon capture technology were announced today.
A controversial law to increase police powers to control protests was included in the Queen’s Speech this morning. The speech also included other already-announced plans for new environmental targets, an overhaul of the planning system and changes to the way public decisions could be challenged in court.
Plugging leaks in oil and gas infrastructure would significantly cut methane emissions at little or no cost, according to a major new UN report on tackling climate change. But expansion of the use of natural gas was not compatible with climate targets without “massive-scale deployment of unproven carbon […]
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