UK Oil & Gas was back at the High Court this morning in what could be the final hearing in its long-running attempt to restrict protests outside its sites.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in UK onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
In this guest post, Ann Stewart, of Weald Action Group, argues that IGas plans to produce hydrogen from fossil fuels in Surrey appear to be an attempt to greenwash continued extraction of unabated methane. She says the schemes, if approved, would lock the county into decades of emissions […]
Rathlin Energy has given formal notice that it intends to apply for planning permission for expansion and long-term oil production at one of its sites in East Yorkshire.
The government’s climate adviser has said planning policies must deliver carbon-reduction goals – but it declined to back a landmark legal challenge to how UK onshore oil production is decided.
An oil company has won consent to continue the disposal of liquid radioactive waste in the South Downs National Park.
The government should drop its plan to ban noisy protests in England and Wales, a parliamentary committee has warned.
The Court of Appeal has scheduled a date for a legal challenge about the climate impact of oil production at the Horse Hill well site in Surrey.
Angus Energy is “weighing up the consequences” of appealing against refusal of a well test at its Balcombe oil site. But the decision was not “foremost” in its mind, it said.
DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in summer/autumn 2021 affecting the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
Alba Mineral Resources has disposed of its 5% stake in the Brockham oil licence in Surrey.