A former would-be fracking company has appointed a leading opponent as a director to help it go green.
Cuadrilla and Third Energy have entered an agreement on gas appraisal plans in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
In this guest post, campaigner and researcher Ben Dean investigates official orders to decommission gas wells in North Yorkshire.
An official order could block plans by a former fracking company to use gas wells in North Yorkshire to test alternative technologies.
A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.