Cuadrilla saw profits drop by a third in 2018, according to annual accounts published this week.
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Andrea Leadsom has been appointed the new business and energy secretary with responsibility for the onshore oil and gas industry. The new local government secretary, who will decide on two shale gas planning appeals, is Robert Jenrick.
Rathlin Energy announced today it has applied for consent to store crude oil on its exploration site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
Waverley Borough is preparing to object to plans for oil and gas drilling near the Surrey village of Dunsfold, the council reported this evening.
Environmental campaigners have called on the new Conservative leader, Boris Johnson, to ban fracking.
MPs from both sides of parliament have called on the government to announce it has abandoned plans to relax the planning rules on shale gas schemes.
New application on Dunsfold drilling site creates “impossible challenge” for decision-makers, say villagers
Residents in the Surrey village of Dunsfold have described plans for a proposed oil and gas site as “confused and muddled”.