Key figures Daily production: 14,070 barrels of oil per day (bopd) Weight: 57,122 tonnes Volume: 69,346m3 Volume of onshore as a proportion of UK total oil production: 1.88%
People took to the streets in more than 300 protests today on every continent in the world, demanding climate action and justice.
While the 300+ global climate rallies and marches grabbed the headlines, there was news on food, farming and nature from inside the COP26 climate talks.
On the day that the climate conference focused on young people , Greta Thunberg told thousands of people at a rally in Glasgow that COP26 was a failure.
The Swedish climate campaigner, Greta Thunberg, told thousands of people in Glasgow this afternoon that the COP26 conference had turned into a PR event and a global green wash festival.
Talks focussed on energy at the fifth day of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow. The COP president says “the end of coal is in sight” and there’s a commitment by some countries to end public funding for unabated fossil fuels.
More than 20 countries and institutions have committed to ending international public finance for unabated coal, oil and gas by the end of 2022.
The COP26 president, Alok Sharma, declared this morning: “I do believe that the end of coal is in sight. I do believe that we are getting to a point we can consign coal power to history.”
Governments, bankers and campaigners focussed today on money. The UK chancellor was challenged by an activist and the COP president said “We’re all Swampys now”.
Egdon Resources said today it was “likely” to appeal against the refusal of planning permission for drilling and production at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds.