The operator of the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey lost nearly £18m in the year to September 2020 –a more than 15-fold increase on the year before.
The government’s climate adviser has said planning policies must deliver carbon-reduction goals – but it declined to back a landmark legal challenge to how UK onshore oil production is decided.
The Court of Appeal has scheduled a date for a legal challenge about the climate impact of oil production at the Horse Hill well site in Surrey.
A climate campaigner is to take her long-running fight against the development of oil wells in Surrey to the Court of Appeal.
Urgent change is needed to assess the full impact of fossil fuel proposals on the climate, the government was told today.
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.
Surrey County Council told the High Court today it had acted lawfully in granting consent for two decades of production at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport.
Surrey County Council was challenged today at the High Court over its approval of two decades of oil extraction near Gatwick Airport.
A legal challenge at the High Court this morning could have wide-ranging implications for future proposals that have a large carbon footprint.