The UN secretary-general has called on all industrialised countries to tax the windfall profits of fossil fuel companies.
Liz Truss announced today a consultation on how local consent for fracking would be measured.
Liz Truss did not mention fracking in her speech to the Conservative conference in Birmingham. But leading campaigners from Greenpeace heckled over the party’s U-turn on the moratorium on fracking.
Jacob Rees-Mogg rules out local referendums on fracking and says shale gas companies could canvas door-door
The business secretary has rejected local referendums as a measure of public consent for fracking.
Follow onshore oil production trends with our review of the latest official monthly data
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, spent $900,000 in six months last year mostly on strategies to lift the fracking moratorium and administer its UK licences, it emerged today.
Key figures Barrels per day (bopd): 13,855Mar 2021 14,194 bopdFeb 2021 14,491 bopdJan 2021 14,794 bopd
Key figures Barrels per day (bopd): 14,194(February 2021 14,491 bopd, January 2021 14,794 bopd)
The government is standing by its moratorium on fracking in England after new research concluded that induced earthquakes were hard to predict and manage.
Work to finalise policies that will shape fracking in North Yorkshire has been put on hold because of a landmark legal ruling.