Celtique Energie’s withdrawal from oil and gas licences has continued with the announcement today that it has sold more interests in the East Midlands.
Last year campaigner Ben Dean brought a legal challenge against the Oil & Gas Authority, the body which issues exploration licences to drilling companies on behalf of the government. He argued that the OGA had made unlawful changes to a licence for the area near Chester where he […]
For this weekend’s long read, Ben Dean explores the rules behind onshore Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences (PEDLs) and examines the decisions to be made for a group of PEDLs this year.
Planners in the North York Moors appealed to INEOS to abandon plans to explore for shale gas under the national park. But according to minutes of a meeting last month INEOS refused.
North Yorkshire County Council has been ordered to release correspondence about exploration plans by Britain’s biggest shale gas company.
A judge at the High Court has dismissed a case that the government acted unlawfully when it extended a licence to explore for gas in Cheshire.
An anti-fracking campaigner claimed in the High Court today that the government had acted unlawfully when it gave IGas more time to drill for gas near his home in Cheshire
UK Oil and Gas Investments announced today that drilling had begun at its well site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex.
INEOS has increased its onshore exploration licence area in the UK to more than 1.2m acres, it announced this morning
A campaigner against fracking began a legal challenge today over the government’s decision to allow more time for gas drilling near his home in Cheshire.