Nottinghamshire planners are recommending IGas should be given three more years to evaluate shale gas at a site near the village of Misson.
The Court of Appeal has scheduled a date for a legal challenge about the climate impact of oil production at the Horse Hill well site in Surrey.
Support for fracking fell to its lowest level in the latest phase of a government survey of public attitudes, published today.
Opposition MPs have criticised government plans to give police greater powers to control protests as “draconian, undemocratic and disproportionate”.
Support for fracking has declined over the past decade and opposition has become more deeply entrenched, a new study of public attitudes in the UK has concluded.
Opponents of a High Court injunction against protests at oil sites in southern England are celebrating news that it is being scaled back.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
Opponents of fracking held a demonstration outside BP’s headquarters in London as part of an international day of action.
Surrey planners are recommending approval of plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for gas near Dunsfold when the proposal is considered a second time next week.
More than a third of people oppose fracking for shale gas while just under a quarter support it, according to the latest data from a government survey released this morning.