The Environment Agency has approved new rules for work at the West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
The oil and gas industry must improve reporting of climate change impacts or risk losing its social licence, the regulator said today.
A six-day methane gas release at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool had the same carbon footprint as 142 flights from London to New York, new research has concluded.
Cuadrilla’s Australian investor has suggested that the shale gas company will be looking at new exploration sites next year.
A public consultation has opened into an environmental permit application for the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.
IGas has been granted a mining waste permit for two exploration wells at its proposed shale gas site at Springs Road, Misson, north Nottinghamshire.
A mother of two has made a last minute appeal to North Yorkshire councillors to refuse Third Energy’s application to frack at Kirby Misperton.