Opposition MPs have criticised government plans to give police greater powers to control protests as “draconian, undemocratic and disproportionate”.
An environmental campaigner who took part in a 12-hour protest on a rig platform at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has been cleared of aggravated trespass.
Equipment to flow test a well at the West Newton-B oil site in East Yorkshire is due to be delivered in May 2021, it was announced this morning.
Local councillors in East Yorkshire are still waiting for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site need detailed environment research.
Shale gas companies are working with two British universities to investigate whether UK boreholes could be turned into deep science laboratories.
The Horse Hill oil field in Surrey, once described by its owner as world class, was likened today to a “talented but troublesome teenager”.
A temporary injunction against protests granted to an oil company could be made permanent within weeks – but in a radically-reduced form from the original.
A parliamentary petition against legislation that has sparked protests across the UK is to be debated by MPs later this month.
The definitions of fracking in the UK are limited, ambiguous and inconsistent, a new study has said.
Two roads to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A oil site in Holderness could be closed from as early as next week.