News reported by DrillOrDrop that the Scottish Government had extended an Ineos shale gas licence near Glasgow has disappointed campaigners. The licence, called PEDL162, reached the end of its initial exploration term at the of June 2018. To continue to the second, appraisal phase, the operator should have […]
The Welsh Government is consulting on its new policy to oppose fracking and any further oil and gas exploration.
A dozen onshore oil and gas licences, including one in Scotland, have been extended even though the operators have not met commitments to drill an exploration well.
The Scottish Government is being urged not to renew an Ineos shale gas licence at the end of the month.
The shale gas company, Ineos, has lost its case against the Scottish Government’s policy on fracking.
Fracking Week in Parliament 1 The Scottish Government has been urged to stop exploration for shale gas by Ineos in an area between Glasgow and Falkirk.
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.
Ineos said today it was astonished to learn that the Scottish Government claimed it had not issued a ban on fracking in Scotland.
The Scottish Government created an unlawful policy to prevent fracking in Scotland, the lawyer for two gas companies told the Court of Sessions in Edinburgh today.
May 2018 sees the continuing inquiry into INEOS shale gas plans in Harthill and the start of the company’s judicial review against the Scottish Government. Keep up with the news with DrillOrDrop’s digest of headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.