In this guest post, anti-fracking campaigner and researcher, Ben Dean, argues that successive Conservative-led governments have failed to have full confidence in the onshore fracking industry.
The safety regulator for the nuclear industry has no information about the risk of earth tremors from fracking near the Hinkley Point power station, a campaign group has revealed.
Details have been published on the latest stage in a long-running planning dispute over oil production at Egdon Resource’s site at Wressle in north Lincolnshire.
Angus Energy’s plans to test the flow of oil at its well at Balcombe in West Sussex are now open for public comment.
The decision on plans to drill two oil and gas wells near the Surrey village of Dunsfold have been delayed for a third time.
The concentration of climate-changing methane peaked when Third Energy carried out maintenance on a North Yorkshire gas site, researchers have found.
The business minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, has confirmed that Cuadrilla will not be allowed to resume fracking at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool until last month’s record-breaking tremor has been investigated.