North Lincolnshire Council has paid costs of £403,000 after losing an appeal on plans for oil production at Wressle, the site operator has confirmed.
The High Court has reduced the scope of the injunction granted to UK Oil & Gas plc against protests at its exploration sites in Sussex and Surrey.
The exploration and production company, Union Jack Oil, is planning to withdraw from three licences in 2020 because of falls in their value.
Opposition to fracking has reached a record high of 45%, according to a quarterly government survey of public attitudes.
A government department has refused to release reports by planning inspectors on two public inquiries into shale gas schemes in England.
The government must not lock-in higher greenhouse gas emissions in the Covid-19 recovery package, its adviser on climate change said today.
Official documents confirm that an Ineos company has been awarded permits to drill the Texas shale.
Guest post: Shale gas industry exaggerated its legal powers to access land, say Yorkshire landowners
In this guest post, Frank Colenso explains how a legal opinion has challenged the shale gas industry’s claim that it has power to access private land for exploration. The industry has simply been bluffing, he argues.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
Rathlin Energy reported this morning that work had begun on constructing the access to its new oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.