Hundreds of tonnes of climate-warming methane is being released into the atmosphere by the UK’s longest continuously producing onshore oil well, despite curbs ordered by the environmental regulator.
25 years of oil and gas extraction from a site in East Yorkshire is unlikely to have significant effects on the environment, council planners have ruled.
Researchers have discovered significant emissions of methane, the powerful and invisible greenhouse gas, at onshore oil sites across England.
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.