A Labour bid to introduce legislation to ban fracking was defeated this evening.
Plans for 20 years of oil production near a historic building in Dorset have been withdrawn after limited progress in more than three years.
A government department has confirmed it has acted on a threat of legal action from the onshore shale gas industry over the moratorium on fracking.
Proposals to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight could threaten the island’s new Biosphere status, it was alleged yesterday.
Important sections of the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have been abandoned.
IGas should not be allowed to dispose of radioactive wastewater in a well at its Singleton oil site in the South Downs, campaigners have argued.
Oil and gas companies have been warned by their regulator to stop “navel gazing” and do much more to solve the challenges of climate change.
“UK fracking debate likely to stay deadlocked as neither side makes a compelling case” – new research
Campaigners for and against fracking are failing to deliver a decisive blow to their opponents, according to a new study.
People monitoring drilling at Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire well site are fighting a council threat of eviction to a road-side camp.
Plans by IGas to test the flow of gas at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire risk the health of people living nearby, campaigners will argue later this month.