Surrey council planners have recommended refusal of plans by IGas for hydrogen production in the green belt.
New research into fugitive methane emissions has called for better monitoring of decommissioned onshore oil and gas wells.
People are being invited to comment on the environmental impact of plans by IGas to produce unabated hydrogen at its gas site at Albury in Surrey.
UK Oil & Gas plc has unveiled plans for hydrogen storage and generation at a former naval harbour at Portland in Dorset.
Oil company “U-turn” on burning waste gas could lose energy for up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners say
An oil company in Surrey is expected to get permission to dispose of waste gas that could have powered up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners said today.
Plans for 20 years of oil production near a historic building in Dorset have been withdrawn after limited progress in more than three years.
Hundreds of tonnes of climate-warming methane is being released into the atmosphere by the UK’s longest continuously producing onshore oil well, despite curbs ordered by the environmental regulator.
The operator of the Wressle oil site in North Lincolnshire said well testing would be completed early next year.
In a surprise announcement, China and the US have agreed on climate cooperation over the next decade.
A US/EU initiative to cut the powerful greenhouse gas, methane, will focus on the oil and gas industry, it was revealed today.