2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
The government has followed up on its manifesto commitment to examine the system of judicial review.
The ruling has been delayed in an appeal by the first campaigners found guilty of breaching an injunction against anti-fracking protests.
The first UK anti-fracking protesters found in contempt of court for breaching an injunction should not have been brought before the courts, lawyers argued today.
A Surrey resident has issued a legal challenge against the county council’s decision to grant planning permission for long-term oil production and more drilling at the Horse Hill exploration site.
As the government announces a second moratorium on fracking because of earth tremor risks, DrillOrDrop looks back at key events in the past eight years. Please let us know about any important headlines we have missed.
Legal papers were submitted this morning in a challenge against the shale gas regulator about who should pay for decommissioning sites.
As expected, the Scottish government has continued an indefinite moratorium on fracking and the unconventional oil and gas industry.
A campaigner from North Yorkshire is seeking to raise £10,000 to take the oil and gas regulator to court over who pays for decommissioning.
A ministerial statement is due later this week on Scotland’s policy on unconventional oil and gas.