Plans to extract methane from a disused colliery near Rufford Abbey in Nottinghamshire were approved this lunchtime by two votes.
Nottinghamshire planners are supporting proposals to drill for gas from an abandoned colliery near Rufford Abbey.
Residents in a south Yorkshire village are raising money to oppose shale gas exploration proposals by Ineos, largely owned by the UK’s richest man, the billionaire Jim Ratcliffe.
Government proposals to relax the planning rules for shale gas sites are due to be discussed for the first time in the chamber of the House of Commons.
UK oil and gas companies are regularly breaching regulation of their operations with little consequence, new research published today concludes.
UK Oil & Gas plc has announced that production has resumed from the Portland oil formation at Horse Hill in Surrey.
Campaigner Ben Dean argues in this guest post that the single word temporary has cleared the way for oil and gas development in rural areas.