The regulator of the oil and gas industry has no power to secure decommissioning of onshore sites, the High Court heard today.
Who pays for clean-ups and decommissioning if an onshore operator goes bust? It’s a question that is concerning MPs and landowners. In this guest post, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner, Ben Dean, looks at the rules for decommissioning and argues for tougher controls.
The Scottish Government is being urged not to renew an Ineos shale gas licence at the end of the month.