Labour’s new climate change minister has demanded a ban on fracking.
A legal challenge by a petrochemicals firm over an effective ban on fracking cost the Scottish Government around £175,000, according to figures obtained via a freedom of information (FOI) request.
Environmental protesters have targeted the cycling team sponsored by energy giant Ineos.
The Government’s fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy around the controversial process means there is “no purpose” to her job.
Environmental and human rights campaigners have claimed a “fantastic” victory after leading judges ruled that an injunction granted to energy giant Ineos was “too wide and insufficiently clear”.
Onshore oil and gas production would be a “powerful addition” to Scotland’s “portfolio”, an industry veteran said.
The UK Government today unveiled a new package of support measures for shale gas developments, including the creation of a £1.6million fund.
A legal challenge to the Scottish Government’s ban on fracking by north-east company and energy giant has begun.
A legal challenge to the Scottish Government’s ban on fracking was due to get under way today.
A group of anti-fracking campaigners held a protest at an Aberdeen haulage firm.
Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood turned model in an anti-fracking protest against multinational chemical company Ineos.
Fracking is reducing the nesting success of an American songbird described as a modern-day “canary in a coal mine”, research has shown.
Pop star Cher has lent her support to a campaign to ban drilling for oil and gas in Ireland.
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Energy Minister Paul Wheelhouse is expected to make an announcement on the future of fracking in Scotland later today.
The founder of chemical giant Ineos said fracking in Scotland could have the potential to boost the country’s economy where the North Sea oil and gas industry is “leaving holes”.
FRACKING could have a detrimental impact on the North-east oil and gas industry, an Aberdeen academic has warned.