The government’s climate advisor is to examine whether developing new North Sea oil and gas fields is consistent with planned cuts in greenhouse gas emissions.
The government’s climate advisor has addressed possible loopholes in the COP26 agreement on phasing out fossil fuel subsidies.
Opponents of oil operations in the Lincolnshire Wolds were celebrating tonight after councillors refused planning permission for long-term extraction.
IGas confirmed this morning it had submitted planning applications for two hydrogen schemes at gas sites in Surrey.
Three East Yorkshire councillors have asked an oil company to establish a community fund if its expansion plans are successful.
UKOG Dunsfold drilling site would have “adverse impacts” on “highly valued landscape”, day 2 of inquiry told
UKOG’s proposed gas drilling site near Dunsfold in Surrey would have “direct adverse impacts” on a “highly valued landscape”, a public inquiry heard today.
The government should drop its plan to ban noisy protests in England and Wales, a parliamentary committee has warned.
Planners in Lincolnshire have said an oil company has failed to prove that its proposals for drilling and production in a protected landscape are in the national interest.
Warning that Biscathorpe oil production plans would “cause significant and long-term harm” to Lincolnshire Wolds
Plans for long-term oil extraction in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds would introduce a permanent industrial feature in a deeply rural and tranquil landscape, countryside officials have warned.
The oil and gas industry must improve reporting of climate change impacts or risk losing its social licence, the regulator said today.