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Plans for 20 years of oil production near a historic building in Dorset have been withdrawn after limited progress in more than three years.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.
Researchers have discovered significant emissions of methane, the powerful and invisible greenhouse gas, at onshore oil sites across England.
Cutting methane emissions from oil and gas sites is vital to limiting global warming to 1.5C, the International Energy Agency said today.
A new study has found that hydrogen made from fossil fuels could delay UK decarbonisation.
A resident in the Surrey village of Bletchingley has accused fossil fuel company IGas of “misleading greenwash” over its plans for a local hydrogen production site.