UK electricity will be 95% low carbon by 2030, with a “major acceleration of homegrown power”, the government announced tonight.
The Environment Agency has allowed Angus Energy to dispose of water underground at the Brockham oil site in Surrey.
Opponents of fossil fuel developments in southern England have described the government’s climate criteria for future oil and gas licences as “inherently flawed”.
People have until the end of this week to respond to proposals to extend the life of the West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
Rathlin Energy’s plans for expansion and production at its West Newton-A site have been published online.
The Environment Agency is seeking public comments on its proposal to allow Angus Energy to dispose of waste water underground at the Brockham oil site in Surrey.
Environmental campaigners have dismissed statements by Angus Energy that proposed production from its Brockham site in Surrey would help meet a national need for oil.
A 17-year-old climate activist from Brockham in Surrey is urging local people to object to plans for 15 years of oil production plans in her village as the deadline approaches for public comments.
Rathlin Energy seeks environmental consent for West Newton oil production – despite planning refusal
The company behind one of the largest onshore oil production projects in recent years is pressing on despite being refused planning permission.
A public consultation is now underway into plans by Angus Energy to produce oil for 15 years from a well in Surrey’s greenbelt.