2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.
Michael Gove has replaced Robert Jenrick as secretary of state for housing, communities and local government.
A year ago today, people in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts waited to hear whether the government would approve Ineos plans to drill for shale gas near their homes. 90 miles away, this scene was repeated in Cheshire where IGas was seeking permission to test its shale […]
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DrillOrDrop reviews what might happen in 2021 to UK onshore fracking and other oil and gas developments.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
The MP for an area with two potential shale gas sites is expected to call in parliament for a permanent ban on fracking in his constituency.
A government department has refused to release reports by planning inspectors on two public inquiries into shale gas schemes in England.
Official documents confirm that an Ineos company has been awarded permits to drill the Texas shale.
The government has delayed the result of the planning appeal over Ineos shale gas plans in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.