Planning consent has run out at Ineos’s shale gas site at Harthill in South Yorkshire. A spokesperson for Rotherham Borough Council told DrillorDrop today: “The Council is not aware of any commencement of works to implement the permission which lapsed on the 7 June 2021.” If Ineos wished […]
A public consultation opened today on the environmental impact of plans to revive oil exploration on the Isle of Wight.
Plans for the Saltfleetby gas field in Lincolnshire have got the go-ahead from the Oil & Gas Authority, the operator Angus Energy reported yesterday (9/6/2021).
Rathlin’s 25-year oil drilling plans “not likely to have significant effects on the environment”, says minister
Plans by Rathlin Energy for long-term oil production at a site in East Yorkshire do not need a detailed environmental study, a government minister has ruled.
Rathlin Energy has said it will reduce the daily number of tankers visiting its proposed oil production site in East Yorkshire, in response to public concerns.
Planners in Lincolnshire have said an oil company has failed to prove that its proposals for drilling and production in a protected landscape are in the national interest.
Key figures 53,165 tonnes (January 2021 60,083), 64,507 m3 (January 2021 72,911), 14,491 barrels of oil per day (January 2021 14,794)
BP’s Hamble oil terminal near Southampton has been blocked by Extinction Rebellion climate campaigners
Labour’s bid to ban fracking in England was defeated in parliament this afternoon. The party’s amendment to the Environment Bill was rejected by 357 votes to 216.
A landmark legal challenge has forced Royal Dutch Shell to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to meet global climate goals.