Keep up to date with December 2022’s news with our digest of daily updated headlines about the business, regulation and campaigns around UK fracking, shale, and onshore oil and gas.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in UK onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
Angus Energy has come a step closer to disposing of radioactive liquids at its oil production site at Brockham in Surrey.
DrillOrDrop’s review of the latest UK onshore oil data for September 2022: First production figures published for Egdon’s Wressle oil site near Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has given formal notice that it intends to apply to extend the life of its shale gas site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
A US fracking company has agreed to pay $16.29 million for a new public water system following criminal charges over contamination featured in the Gasland documentary.
The climate-damaging gas methane is still being released at English onshore oil sites, a year after researchers revealed the problem.
Councillors in Edinburgh voted this afternoon for an end to investments in fossil fuel companies by the £8+ billion Lothian Pension Fund.
Climate campaigners this morning sprayed fake oil on London offices with links to the fossil fuel industry.
The COP27 climate conference ended in Egypt today with a landmark agreement to compensate poorer countries that are the victims of climate change. But there was little progress in tacking emissions from burning fossil fuels, the root cause of global warming.
Officials have taken the first steps to force IGas to restore its shale gas site at Misson Springs in Nottinghamshire.