UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) has announced the Turkish energy ministry has granted formal drilling consent for the Basur-3 well.
The government’s climate advisor has said the ongoing moratorium on fracking in England should not be lifted without considering the impact of shale gas on greenhouse gas emissions.
The UK Government “lacks a plan” on how to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, despite setting the target in law almost two years ago, a committee of MPs argued today.
Urgent change is needed to assess the full impact of fossil fuel proposals on the climate, the government was told today.
Council planners have supported proposals for a one-year well test at the controversial Balcombe oil site in West Sussex, which saw daily protests in summer 2013.
A study by climate scientists says carbon capture and storage (CCS) cannot meet the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Surrey County Council told the High Court today it had acted lawfully in granting consent for two decades of production at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport.
A government minister and an environmental organisation are to participate in a legal challenge over the climate effects of oil production at a site in Surrey.
The UK does not need more onshore oil to deliver energy security, net zero emissions, jobs or feedstocks, a new report has concluded.
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