The decision on plans to drill two wells near a Surrey village has been delayed.
Andrea Leadsom has been appointed the new business and energy secretary with responsibility for the onshore oil and gas industry. The new local government secretary, who will decide on two shale gas planning appeals, is Robert Jenrick.
This post has live news updates from discussions of new conditions for Egdon Resources’ North Kelsey oil exploration site.
The decision has been delayed in the public inquiry into IGas plans to test the flow of its well at Ellesmere Port, the Planning Inspectorate has confirmed.
Two years ago today, Ineos Upstream, the UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder, submitted its first formal plans for an exploration site.
The Scottish government has delayed its decision on whether to ban fracking.
UK oil and gas companies are regularly breaching regulation of their operations with little consequence, new research published today concludes.