The business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, has said he is preparing to consider the next steps on fracking.
A group of backbench Conservatives has urged the government to ease the planning laws on shale gas schemes.
A formal complaint has been lodged about a BBC interview with the chief executive of the shale gas company, Cuadrilla.
Former council executive accuses East Yorkshire of failing to disclose key information on oil site expansion
A former senior council officer is challenging the authority he worked for over its support for the major expansion of an oil site.
Proposals by Rathlin Energy for 20 years of oil production and six new wells at its West Newton-A site in East Yorkshire have been supported by council officials.
A new report published today shows that the UK has increased its oil and gas production since declaring a climate emergency in 2019.
The city that will host an international climate conference later this year, will invest hundreds of millions of pounds in fossil fuels indefinitely under a new policy, environmental campaigners said today.
The public inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey closed this morning with final arguments.
Campaigners against fossil fuel extraction have called for a block on UK oil and gas developments following the latest scientific report on climate change, published this morning.
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