The government has now missed its own deadline by two years for decisions on shale gas schemes in south Yorkshire and Cheshire.
A local Conservative councillor has urged the levelling up secretary, Michael Gove, to intervene in plans by Rathlin Energy for long-term oil production and more drilling at a site in East Yorkshire.
Environmental groups are asking questions about the techniques that could be used for proposed oil and gas extraction at a site in East Yorkshire.
The Environment Agency is seeking public comments on its expected approval of a wide range of new operations at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.
The UK government has defended its decision to invest $1.15bn in a massive gas scheme in Mozambique.
DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in winter 2021/2 involving the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
The COP26 climate talks in Glasgow has agreed to phase out inefficient fossil fuel subsides. But after a last-minute manoeuvre by India, the conference further watered down plans on coal.
Study: Emissions from 40 planned fossil fuel projects would be nearly three times as much as the UK emits in a year
New research, published within days of the start of Cop26 climate talks, reveals that 40 oil, gas and coal projects have been submitted for approval in the UK.
Opponents of fossil fuel extraction in Surrey have set up a climate camp on land proposed for gas exploration.
IGas has announced it will not appeal against the recent refusal of planning permission at its shale gas site in Misson, Nottinghamshire. The wellpad will now be restored.