Investing in new fossil fuel infrastructure is moral and economic madness, the UN secretary general said today.
Keep up to date with April 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.
The MP representing the area around Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire has opposed efforts by some fellow Conservatives to lift the moratorium on fracking and relax regulations on earthquakes.
A group of MPs has launched an inquiry into how the UK can phase out fossil fuel use more quickly.
An environmental campaigner who brought a legal challenge over the climate impact of onshore oil production has applied to take her case to the final court in the UK.
Opponents of fracking have described today’s withdrawal of an order to plug and abandon Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas wells as ‘kicking the fracking can down the road ‘. More details
The oil and gas regulator has withdrawn its order requiring Cuadrilla to plug and abandon its two shale gas exploration wells at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
Oil company “U-turn” on burning waste gas could lose energy for up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners say
An oil company in Surrey is expected to get permission to dispose of waste gas that could have powered up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners said today.
Environmental campaigners have criticised the decision to allow more time to develop the controversial Cambo oil field, west of Shetland.
Annual UK onshore oil production has fallen again, continuing a downward trend in 2021 that began in the 1990s.