A legal challenge to the decision by the UK government to approve $1.15bn funding for a liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique began at the High Court in London today.
Talks focussed on energy at the fifth day of the COP26 climate talks in Glasgow. The COP president says “the end of coal is in sight” and there’s a commitment by some countries to end public funding for unabated fossil fuels.
A major cut in investment in the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, is likely in the coming months, its owner has predicted.
The Irish government has announced it is withdrawing support for a gas import terminal at Shannon on the south west coast.
Cuadrilla’s Australian investor has said it continues to give the shale gas company its “full support” in the face of a moratorium on fracking announced two days ago.
Councillors in Lancashire are to ask the Home Secretary to pay for policing at anti-fracking protests from central government funding.
The government should refuse consent for Third Energy’s fracking plans in North Yorkshire, campaigners said this morning in response to publication of the company’s annual accounts.
A report relied upon by the Government in its support for shale gas extraction is to be updated.
Councils dealing with planning applications for shale gas developments were invited today to bid for a share of £1.2m.
The regulator of the oil and gas industry has criticised Angus Energy over its operation at Brockham near Dorking.