The UK Government “lacks a plan” on how to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, despite setting the target in law almost two years ago, a committee of MPs argued today.
A workover rig has been delivered to Egdon Resources’ Wressle oil site in North Lincolnshire to prepare the well for production.
Highways officials have withdrawn their objection to a plan to explore for oil on the Isle of Wight.
The would-be shale gas company, Aurora Energy Resources, has withdrawn its planning application to frack near Formby in Lancashire.
Union Jack Oil has announced plans to restart an extended well test at the West Newton-A oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
Third Energy, the company behind plans to frack in North Yorkshire, has announced it now has no immediate shale gas plans.
The government has revealed there was overwhelming opposition to its plans – now shelved – to speed up development of the shale gas industry.
Angus Energy has confirmed that it will be applying next month for consent to carry out an extended well test at the Balcombe oil site in West Sussex.
Plans by IGas to test a gas well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire are to be decided by the local government secretary.
This post has live updates from a meeting in North Yorkshire which could shape planning policy on fracking across the UK.