The government’s controversial Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill received Royal Assent today.
The UK onshore oil and gas exploration firm, Hutton Energy UK Limited, was dissolved today.
A tree planting scheme on the site of a former oil site in the South Downs National Park has failed.
Hundreds of tonnes of climate-warming methane is being released into the atmosphere by the UK’s longest continuously producing onshore oil well, despite curbs ordered by the environmental regulator.
Time runs out today for Ineos at a second shale gas site in England.
Planning consent has run out at Ineos’s shale gas site at Harthill in South Yorkshire.
The drilling rig at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-B site in East Yorkshire will be allowed to stay for another two months, council officials have confirmed.
Work to start oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe is still awaiting the discharge of planning conditions.
Rathlin Energy announced today it had given notice of the start of activities at a new well site in East Yorkshire.
A plan for lorry access to the Horse Hill oil site would threaten road safety and disturb local people, the Weald Action Group has complained.