A year ago today, people in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts waited to hear whether the government would approve Ineos plans to drill for shale gas near their homes. 90 miles away, this scene was repeated in Cheshire where IGas was seeking permission to test its shale […]
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‘No planning consent for importing waste water to Angus Energy’s Brockham oil site’, council confirms
Angus Energy does not have planning permission for its proposal to dispose of waste water produced at oil and gas sites across the Weald, it was confirmed today.
DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in spring 2021 affecting the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
Urgent change is needed to assess the full impact of fossil fuel proposals on the climate, the government was told today.
New plan for Notts shale gas site criticised as “speculative, misleading and unsound” – residents complain: “quite frankly we’ve had enough”
The lives of many people in the village of Misson in north Nottinghamshire have been blighted by shale gas since 2014, the parish council has said.
IGas is seeking to extend the life of two small Nottinghamshire oil sites until 2031.
IGas has appealed against the refusal of planning consent for its oil site at Avington in the South Downs National Park.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
Breaking: Surrey campaigner loses legal fight over climate effects of 20-years of oil production at Horse Hill
An environmental campaigner has failed in her legal challenge about the climate effects of long-term oil extraction near Gatwick Airport.