Greenpeace has lost a legal challenge to the UK government’s decision to allow BP to drill 30 million barrels of oil from the Vorlich Field in the North Sea.
DrillOrDrop reviews what might happen in 2021 to UK onshore fracking and other oil and gas developments.
You can keep up with October’s news here with our digest of headlines about UK fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas, updated daily.
The government’s controversial Brexit legislation could override the wishes of people in Scotland and Northern Ireland on fracking, MPs have warned.
Events in March 2020 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
As expected, the Scottish government has continued an indefinite moratorium on fracking and the unconventional oil and gas industry.
The Scottish government would ban fracking if it had the legal power to do so, a senior member of the Scottish National Party has said.
Anti-fracking campaigners in England have been responding this afternoon to the announcement that the Scottish Government is extending indefinitely the moratorium on unconventional oil and gas. We’ll update this post as more comment comes in.
DrillOrDrop’s October 2017 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
Campaigners said more than 40,000 people have called for a ban on fracking in response to the Scottish Government’s consultation which closes just before midnight tonight.