The government’s climate advisor has said the ongoing moratorium on fracking in England should not be lifted without considering the impact of shale gas on greenhouse gas emissions.
People living near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site have reacted with concern following news that the Health and Safety Executive is facing questions from MPs about its monitoring of silica sand.
People are invited to comment on proposals by Angus Energy to dispose of waste water into a borehole at its Brockham oil site in Surrey.
The oil and gas industry must improve reporting of climate change impacts or risk losing its social licence, the regulator said today.
People are being invited to comment on changes to the environmental permit for the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.
A public inquiry into plans for gas exploration wells near the Surrey village of Dunsfold is due to be held this summer.
More than seven years of controversial oil exploration in the West Sussex village of Balcombe could be at an end after councillors blocked plans for a well test.
Nearly 30 representatives from six councils in East Yorkshire have called for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at a local oil site need detailed environmental research.
Plans have been submitted for a new sidetrack well, testing and long-term production at the Biscathorpe oil site near Louth in Lincolnshire.
East Yorkshire – one of the UK’s biggest carbon polluting areas – has declared a climate emergency after two earlier failed attempts.