Government advisors have told the new prime minister the UK can’t rely on shale gas to solve the cost-of-living crisis.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in UK onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
As predicted, Jacob Rees-Mogg is the new business secretary. But he also extra responsibility for energy.
A climate campaigner who protested against a new jet fuel pipeline to Heathrow airport has been jailed for contempt of court.
The result of the Conservative Party members ballot, at 12.40pm, confirmed that Liz Truss will be the UK’s new prime minister.
As the new prime minister takes office, one of the biggest immediate challenges will be the UK’s energy crisis, with soaring bills and the threat of rationing this winter. Some see onshore shale gas as part of the solution. But given shale’s record over the past decade, can […]
Updated on 3 September 2022: A climate protester has left a site in Surrey that he has occupied for 33 days in protest at Esso’s new jet fuel pipeline.
Keep up to date with September 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.
Esso has applied to the High Court to commit a climate activist for breaching its injunction over protests against a new aviation fuel pipeline.
DrillOrDrop’s review of the latest UK onshore oil data for May 2022: daily production at 30+ year low
The Australian owner of the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, spent $1.107m in the UK in 2021 (about £655,000 at current rates), even though its licences were “on hold” because of the fracking moratorium.