As the new prime minister takes office, one of the biggest immediate challenges will be the UK’s energy crisis, with soaring bills and the threat of rationing this winter. Some see onshore shale gas as part of the solution. But given shale’s record over the past decade, can […]
Campaign organisations are taking separate legal actions over plans for a new gasfield and Ineos’s plastics project.
The Conservative leadership challenger, Liz Truss, has suggested that the moratorium on fracking in England should be lifted and decisions left to local people.
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Ineos has offered to develop a fracking test site in the UK.
The government has now missed its own deadline by two years for decisions on shale gas schemes in south Yorkshire and Cheshire.
The shale gas company, Ineos Upstream, has been criticised by the High Court for “improper conduct” and “inexcusable delay” over its injunction against anti-fracking protests.
The anti-fracking campaigner, Joe Corre, has asked the High Court to strike out the injunction granted to Ineos Upstream against protests at shale gas sites.
A blueprint for future oil and gas sites in Derbyshire leaves the way open to fracking, despite a moratorium on the process.
IGas has announced it will not appeal against the recent refusal of planning permission at its shale gas site in Misson, Nottinghamshire. The wellpad will now be restored.