Opponents of onshore shale gas in the UK have said new research on global methane emissions supports their call for a ban on fracking on climate change grounds.
A campaigner from Hull was remanded in custody by a court in the city today following a protest against local drilling for oil and gas.
Egdon Resources, the company behind plans for long-term oil production at Wressle near Scunthorpe, said today North Lincolnshire Council had withdrawn its case against the company.
The decision on plans to drill two wells near a Surrey village has been delayed.
Rathlin Energy announced today it has applied for consent to store crude oil on its exploration site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
Waverley Borough is preparing to object to plans for oil and gas drilling near the Surrey village of Dunsfold, the council reported this evening.
A drilling licence in Lincolnshire remains one of the UK’s largest untested onshore prospects, Union Jack said today, even though the most recent well was suspended without finding oil or gas.