A government minister and an environmental organisation are to participate in a legal challenge over the climate effects of oil production at a site in Surrey.
An anti-fracking campaigner who argued that the cost of decommissioning Third Energy’s gas wells in North Yorkshire could fall on the taxpayer has lost his legal case. Eddie Thornton told the high court in July that the industry regulator, the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA,) had failed to […]
A campaigner’s legal challenge against oil production in Surrey has grown into a case to bring UK planning policy into line with climate change strategy.
A British gas company is using a controversial treaty to sue Slovenia for insisting on protection for groundwater from fracking.
The decision to refuse planning permission for oil and gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been ruled invalid following problems during a “remote” council meeting.
Two climate activists who took part in a protest at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey last month have pleaded not guilty to obstruction.
A campaigner against onshore drilling for oil and gas is to go to the Court of Appeal to challenge a decision by Surrey County Council.
The regulator of the oil and gas industry has no power to secure decommissioning of onshore sites, the High Court heard today.
There was a real risk that Third Energy might not be able to decommission its gas wells in North Yorkshire under new owners, the High Court was told today.
An anti-fracking campaigner from North Yorkshire who is challenging the regulator of the oil and gas industry finally takes his case to the High Court tomorrow.