The Environment Agency has approved new rules for work at the West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog is facing questions from MPs over the way it monitored risks from silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
The UK government has announced changes to public order legislation that would give the police greater powers to restrict protests.
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Drilling at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton B site in East Yorkshire is due to start in “the next few weeks”, one of the leading investors said this morning.
Two climate activists who took part in a protest at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey last month have pleaded not guilty to obstruction.
Production from the Wressle oil site near Scunthorpe will break even at $17.62 a barrel, the operator, Egdon Resources, has said. In an update, the company’s managing director, Mark Abbott, said: “Our modelling shows that the Wressle development is economically robust at and below the current oil price […]
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has breached rules on monitoring the flare at its Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.
Cuadrilla’s Australian investor has suggested that the shale gas company will be looking at new exploration sites next year.
The company that wants to frack for shale gas near Formby in Lancashire is pressing ahead with its planning application, despite the government’s recent moratorium.