A court in Blackpool ruled today there was no case to answer against nine anti-fracking activists who took part in the longest lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.
The Scottish government has delayed its decision on whether to ban fracking.
Drilling a second well at Rathlin Energy’s exploration site in East Yorkshire is due to start next month, an investor in the project announced this morning.
There have been at least a thousand objections to plans by UK Oil & Gas for 20 years of oil production at its site at Horse Hill, Surrey County Council has confirmed.
A camp established to monitor operations at an oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire has been evicted for a second time.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has announced it will not appeal against the refusal of planning permission for a second shale gas site in Lancashire.
UK oil and gas companies are regularly breaching regulation of their operations with little consequence, new research published today concludes.