Keep up to date with April 2022’s news with our digest of daily updated headlines about the business, regulation and campaigns around UK fracking, shale, and onshore oil and gas.
A group of MPs has launched an inquiry into how the UK can phase out fossil fuel use more quickly.
Climate campaigners have blockaded Schlumberger’s research centre in Cambridge with a pink boat, fake oil rig, and metal “tripods”.
Opponents of fossil fuel developments in southern England have described the government’s climate criteria for future oil and gas licences as “inherently flawed”.
Medical leaders have called on the UK government to halt new oil and gas exploration to avoid further damage to the nation’s health.
The would-be fracking firm, Third Energy, has been acquired by a renewables company, which plans to use old gas wells to generate geothermal energy.
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The UK government has defended its decision to invest $1.15bn in a massive gas scheme in Mozambique.
The government’s climate advisor has addressed possible loopholes in the COP26 agreement on phasing out fossil fuel subsidies.
A group of more than 20 countries is pushing to remove the entire section of the draft COP26 climate agreement on reducing emissions.