More than twice as many people oppose fracking than support it, according to a new government survey published today.
The company behind oil production at Horse Hill in Surrey has announced plans to develop geothermal energy at the site.
The COP26 president, Alok Sharma, declared this morning: “I do believe that the end of coal is in sight. I do believe that we are getting to a point we can consign coal power to history.”
A US/EU initiative to cut the powerful greenhouse gas, methane, will focus on the oil and gas industry, it was revealed today.
The oil and gas company, IGas, has continued its move into alternative energies with an announcement of plans to build solar farms.
The UK government is consulting on changes to documents that guide decisions on major energy developments.
Angus Energy is “weighing up the consequences” of appealing against refusal of a well test at its Balcombe oil site. But the decision was not “foremost” in its mind, it said.
Development of new oil and gas fields must stop this year if the world is to meet its goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, the leading energy organisation has said.
The oil and gas producer, IGas, has said it is looking forward to making a “material contribution” to the green energy revolution.
The government’s long-awaited Energy White Paper, published today, warned the oil and gas sector it “must go considerably faster in reducing its own carbon footprint or risk losing its social licence to operate”.