A second environmental group is taking legal action against the government over its new planning policy on fracking and onshore oil and gas.
As Cuadrilla prepares to frack the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well, DrillOrDrop talked to the Health and Safety Executive about the organisation’s role in keeping workers and local people safe.
Mole Valley District Council has called for local oil and gas operations to stop if they are implicated in the recent cluster of earthquakes in Surrey.
The Environment Agency announced this afternoon it had granted a new permit for the oil exploration site at Balcombe in West Sussex.
Friends of the Earth has called for a ban on the use of acid to stimulate the flow of oil and gas in onshore wells.
The first shale gas exploration scheme in Derbyshire has been approved.
The Mayor of Malton has started private legal proceedings against the government over its proposals to take decisions on shale gas away from local councillors.