The regulator of the oil and gas industry has no power to secure decommissioning of onshore sites, the High Court heard today.
There was a real risk that Third Energy might not be able to decommission its gas wells in North Yorkshire under new owners, the High Court was told today.
An anti-fracking campaigner from North Yorkshire who is challenging the regulator of the oil and gas industry finally takes his case to the High Court tomorrow.
Third Energy’s Ryedale gas fields can continue working until 2035, councillors in North Yorkshire unanimously agreed today, despite hearing that the most recent “meaningful production” at some sites was in 2012.
DrillOrDrop’s diary is back after a break when many events were cancelled or postponed by the coronavirus outbreak.
A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.
A legal challenge against the oil and gas industry regulator will be heard at the High Court next month (July 2020).
A government fund to help English councils deal with shale gas planning applications appears to have paid out just 20% of what was available.
A government department “worked with” Barclays on the “orderly disposal” of the troubled fracking company, Third Energy, ministerial correspondence has revealed.
The gas production company, Third Energy, formerly owned by Barclays, has been released from a loan of more than £80m, according to its accounts.