More than twice as many people oppose fracking than support it, according to a new government survey published today.
Dame Judi Dench has given her support to an online auction to raise money for a court challenge to the expansion of oil drilling at Horse Hill in Surrey.
Council planners have supported proposals for long-term oil extraction in the protected landscape of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Officials back Isle of Wight oil drilling at Arreton – “economic benefits outweigh environmental harm”
Proposals to explore for oil on farmland on the Isle of Wight have been supported by council planners despite potential environmental harm.
A government survey of public attitudes on energy issues has dropped some questions about fracking and will ask others less frequently.
The weald-based drilling company, UK Oil & Gas, is seeking support for a share issue to fund new drilling in Turkey.
Support for fracking fell to its lowest level in the latest phase of a government survey of public attitudes, published today.
Support for fracking has declined over the past decade and opposition has become more deeply entrenched, a new study of public attitudes in the UK has concluded.
A second consultation began today on plans by UK Oil & Gas to drill for oil at Arreton on the Isle of Wight.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.