A new study, led by scientists from NASA, has shown that rising emissions from the oil and gas industry are mainly responsible for the increase in methane in the atmosphere. After remaining fairly stable around the year 2000, atmospheric methane levels began rising in 2006. This rise could […]
Update on Europa’s drilling plans near Leith Hill: new consultation, permit petition and extended injunction
A new year and a new public consultation is underway in the long-running attempt by Europa to explore for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Lancashire fracking protest arrests: 2017 data shows most were in the summer and for highway obstruction
Almost half the arrests at protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in 2017 were for obstructing the highway, according to data from Lancashire Police.
Cuadrilla said this morning more than 240 households living near its Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool have received a share of a £100,000 community benefit payment.
Two Conservative MPs in Lancashire are objecting to Cuadrilla’s updated traffic plans for another fracking site near Blackpool.
Opponents of plans by IGas to test its well at Ellesmere Port say more than 2,200 people have objected to the scheme, due to be decided later this month.
INEOS Shale seeks to challenge Scottish fracking ban in the courts – “predictable and desperate” say opponents
INEOS Shale announced today it has lodged a petition to challenge the Scottish Government’s decision to “effectively ban” onshore unconventional oil and gas extraction.