The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, has refused to renew a lease of land for oil drilling in Surrey because of the damage it could do to ancient woodland.
Councillors in north Nottinghamshire are seeking to evict an anti-fracking camp from their village.
Six anti-fracking protesters locked themselves together outside Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site this morning in the first challenge to the company’s protest injunction. Cuadrilla has said it is taking legal action against them.
Angus Energy has announced that Jonathan Tidswell-Pretorius has stepped down as its chairman following recent disclosures over share transfers.
Angus Energy confirmed this morning that its chairman transferred 39 million shares to a company that appears to be less than six months old with one officer, a 20-year-old Hungarian living in Poland.
The Weald-based exploration company, UK Oil and Gas Investments Plc, announced today it was considering raising funds.
A panel of judges at an internationally-recognised tribunal has concluded that governments and industry have failed in their obligations to protect the public from the impacts of fracking.