As expected, the Scottish government has continued an indefinite moratorium on fracking and the unconventional oil and gas industry.
A ministerial statement is due later this week on Scotland’s policy on unconventional oil and gas.
Opponents of fracking called today on the Scottish government to ban fracking “once and for all”.
The Scottish government has delayed its decision on whether to ban fracking.
Data released today suggests that UK councils have invested more than £9 billion from staff pension funds in fracking companies, despite opposition to the process.
The shale gas company, Ineos, has lost its case against the Scottish Government’s policy on fracking.
Ineos said today it was astonished to learn that the Scottish Government claimed it had not issued a ban on fracking in Scotland.