Routine flaring on oil and gas fields should be banned by 2025, a review of the government’s net zero strategy has concluded.
A cross-party committee of MPs has called for flaring on UK oil and gas fields to be banned in the next two years.
The climate-damaging gas methane is still being released at English onshore oil sites, a year after researchers revealed the problem.
International efforts to replace gas supplies from Russia threaten the 1.5˚C warming limit, new analysis has shown.
The oil production site on cliffs at Kimmeridge bay in Dorset has installed a flare to burn waste gas – despite being ordered three years ago to use the gas to generate electricity.
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.