The former head of BP and the fracking firm Cuadrilla has warned that oil prices will remain low for “some considerable time”.
A radio programme which claimed it would to set the record straight about reporting of 2013 anti-fracking protests in Balcombe has itself attracted “many complaints” about accuracy and bias.
The Scottish government would ban fracking if it had the legal power to do so, a senior member of the Scottish National Party has said.
The media regulator, Ofcom, has not upheld a complaint by Angus Energy about a BBC report on a sidetrack oil well drilled at Brockham in Surrey.
Who should decide on fracking came under the spotlight on BBC Question Time from Blackpool last night.
A fund has opened in memory of Steve Becker, the journalist from BBC Radio Lancashire, who died on his way to the final day of the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry.
6th March 2014 Polls by a BBC TV programme and a regional newspaper both recorded a majority against fracking, but with very different margins.
When the energy company SSE put prices up last week by an average of 8.2%, it blamed, among other things, government-imposed green levies collected through gas and electricity bills. Three days later, the company told the FT that government green energy policies would put up bills by £26 […]
28/9/13 Planning permission expires Cuadrilla’s planning permission from West Sussex County Council to explore for hydrocarbons at Lower Stumble Farm, Balcombe, expires.
Updates to August timeline 23/8/13 Costs reach £2.3m Sussex Police says the cost of policing protests at Balcombe has risen to £2.3m and is likely to reach £3.7m. It says the cost of the six-day Reclaim the Power camp, which ended on Wednesday August 21st, were £1.5m, including help […]