Updated on 3 September 2022: A climate protester has left a site in Surrey that he has occupied for 33 days in protest at Esso’s new jet fuel pipeline.
Keep up to date with September 2022’s news with our digest of daily updated headlines about the business, regulation and campaigns around UK fracking, shale, and onshore oil and gas.
Esso has applied to the High Court to commit a climate activist for breaching its injunction over protests against a new aviation fuel pipeline.
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The Australian owner of the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, spent $1.107m in the UK in 2021 (about £655,000 at current rates), even though its licences were “on hold” because of the fracking moratorium.
Shares in Angus Energy rose 28% today on news that the company had begun processing wellhead gas from its B2 well at Saltfleetby in Lincolnshire.
IGas has revealed proposals for a new oil production site in Lincolnshire, which it says could extract 90,000 tonnes a year – but officials have said a detailed environmental study is not needed.
IGas has submitted plans for battery storage facilities at its Welton Gathering Centre in Lincolnshire.
A climate campaigner, who has opposed onshore oil and gas projects, has been given three days to leave a tunnel he dug near a new aviation fuel pipeline.
The East Yorkshire based oil and gas firm, Rathlin Energy, has said climate change will not affect its future operations.