Major plans for oil and gas production in East Yorkshire are “fundamentally flawed and should be refused”, experts said today.
The public inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey closed this morning with final arguments.
There was a real risk that Third Energy might not be able to decommission its gas wells in North Yorkshire under new owners, the High Court was told today.
The amount of carbon that would be emitted during any future oil production at West Newton in East Yorkshire would be smaller than the UK onshore average, according to the conclusions of a study announced today.
The assessment of earthquake risk from fracking at a proposed shale gas site in Lancashire is superficial, outdated and not justified, experts have concluded.
Dunsfold drilling: Decision delayed again and opponents consider legal challenge as operator declares £6.9m loss
The decision on plans for two oil and gas wells near the Surrey village of Dunsfold have been postponed for the fourth time.
A government document that shapes planning decisions across England is unlawful, Friends of the Earth, said in a challenge today.
People have three more weeks to give their views on the Scottish government’s policy not to support fracking.
Conservative and Labour MPs in Lancashire have written to the business secretary, Greg Clark, demanding action following a series of tremors linked to Cuadrilla’s fracking operation near Blackpool.
A second environmental group is taking legal action against the government over its new planning policy on fracking and onshore oil and gas.