In the week that IGas confirmed its Tinker Lane well had missed the Bowland shale, campaigner Ben Dean investigates the high failure rate of UK onshore oil and gas licences in the past two decades.
A second environmental group is taking legal action against the government over its new planning policy on fracking and onshore oil and gas.
Europa’s Leith Hill oil drilling plans contain “significant errors, inconsistencies and omissions” – review
An independent review has made “major criticisms” of Europa’s application for an environmental permit for oil drilling plans near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Councillors deciding Third Energy’s fracking application in North Yorkshire were given “misleading” information about bats flying over the wellsite, Friends of the Earth said today.
Regulation is not a “magic wand” that will prevent fracking accidents, the head of Bloomberg New Energy Finance told a debate on the sustainability of the industry last night. Michael Liebreich, speaking at the Green Alliance Annual Debate in London, said there would be accidents and anyone who […]