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”.
County councillors in Surrey are being urged not to accept their officials’ assessment of the benefits of gas exploration near the village of Dunsfold.
A company that tried to frack in North Yorkshire three years ago says it wants to re-use old gas sites for renewable energy.
Redundant oil and gas wells could be used for geothermal energy, the would-be fracking company, IGas, said in an announcement this morning.
MPs have promised to monitor how quickly the government implements recommendations of the UK’s citizens’ assembly on climate change.
DrillOrDrop’s autumn diary of events in 2020 about the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.