Owners of fracking sites may be liable for the clean-up if project backers go out of business, MPs said in a report published today.
A committee of the United Nations has recommended the UK government consider a complete ban on fracking.
Planning officers have for the third time recommended approval of proposals by Egdon Resources for 15 years of oil production at its site at Wressle near Scunthorpe.
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Live news updates from the meeting of West Sussex County Council’s planning committee discussing the application by UK Oil & Gas for its Broadford Bridge oil exploration site.
A public inquiry will decide whether IGas should be allowed to test its gas well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
The company behind oil exploration near Leith Hill in Surrey has submitted three new planning applications for the site.
Opponents of an unauthorised oil well drilled at Brockham in Surrey were visibly shocked by a vote to grant retrospective planning permission today.