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.
In this guest post, Chris Hesketh makes the case for a post-Covid-19 recovery without fracking or unconventional gas extraction.
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.