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.
The UK government is being sued by two environmental groups which say the net zero strategy fails to include policies needed to make promised cuts in carbon emissions.
DrillOrDrop’s checklist of what to look out for in 2022 on UK onshore oil and gas
25 years of oil and gas extraction from a site in East Yorkshire is unlikely to have significant effects on the environment, council planners have ruled.
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.
The UK government is seeking views on new climate criteria that oil and gas projects must meet to be approved.
The UK government has defended its decision to invest $1.15bn in a massive gas scheme in Mozambique.
A legal challenge to the decision by the UK government to approve $1.15bn funding for a liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique began at the High Court in London today.
The government’s climate advisor is to examine whether developing new North Sea oil and gas fields is consistent with planned cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
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.