Banks Mining to challenge UK Government’s opencast coal mine decision

Last month, Communities Secretary Sajid Javid refused the Druridge Bay, Highthorn application

MPs warn aviation and shipping should be in Climate Act

UK MPs have warned the Government that excluding aviation and shipping from the Climate Change Act would “water down” the country’s 2050 target. The Energy and Climate Change Committee has written to the Economic Secretary to the Treasury Sajid Javid, the Secretary of State for Transport Patrick McLoughlin and the Energy and Climate Change Minister […]

You know the drill: North Sea oil project approved

The Government today approved a £1.6billion oil project in the North Sea which was made possible by the Chancellor’s latest oil and gas tax allowance. Energy Minister John Hayes said the Talisman project showed a “new wave” in interest in the North Sea oil fields. It will create a further 100 million barrels of oil […]