Shale gas companies have received refunds on their onshore licence fees because of the moratorium on fracking in England.
A legal challenge to the decision by the UK government to approve $1.15bn funding for a liquified natural gas (LNG) project in Mozambique began at the High Court in London today.
The UK Government “lacks a plan” on how to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, despite setting the target in law almost two years ago, a committee of MPs argued today.
Updated: Local people should have greater say in decisions – Government response on shale wealth fund
Updated 13 November 2017 with reaction to the shale wealth fund proposals Communities should have greater control of the decisions that affect them, the government said today in its response to a consultation on the proposed shale wealth fund.
In this special Fracking Week in Westminster: Kevin Hollinrake asks about community benefits from fracking Peter Aldous calls for realism over onshore shale In the Scottish Parliament, Labour and the SNP clash over INEOS and Scotland’s fracking moratorium
David Cameron announced this morning that councils would be able to keep 100% of business rates they collect from shale gas sites, up from the current figure of 50%. Speaking in Lincolnshire, he said this could be worth up to £1.7 million a year for a typical fracking […]