The potential to extract shale gas from fracking in the UK could be significantly lower than previously thought, a study suggests.
Shell’s chief executive said yesterday that he welcomed the “mobilisation” of society in the crusade to meet global climate change targets.
Five protesters have admitted their parts in the Greenpeace occupation of an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth last month.
A recent North Sea protest row that erupted between BP and Greenpeace cost the taxpayer nearly £140,000 due to Police Scotland clocking up hundreds of hours of overtime.
It did not take long for declarations of a climate emergency to prompt the kind of episode they are assumed in some quarters to legitimise.
"No winners" have resulted from a 12-day North Sea standoff involving BP and climate group Greenpeace, accordinging to the representative body for the oil and gas sector.
Police Scotland is seeking to make further arrests as it attempts to bring an end to a bitter North Sea standoff between oil giant BP and the climate activist group Greenpeace.
Both the UK and Scottish governments have been strangely silent on the highly dangerous game of cat and mouse being played out in the North Sea between an offshore giant and activists from Greenpeace.
Oil and gas chiefs are today to hold crisis talks in an effort to bring to an end a “dangerous” stand-off between climate activists and oil giant BP.
The immediate economic consequences of the BP-Greenpeace standoff over the Vorlich field are obvious: the drilling operations are delayed and, as operations of this type are very costly, only a few days can have a considerable impact.
A trade union boss has urged environmental activists to “back off” and let North Sea rig workers get on with their jobs.
Greenpeace said one of its ships blocked an oil rig's path to a North Sea field yesterday afternoon.
An oil industry leader has accused Greenpeace of “undermining its own credibility” by reviving its protest on an oil rig in Cromarty Firth.
Oil giant BP is understood to have taken out an injunction against a Greenpeace ship headed for the Cromarty Firth.
Greenpeace activists have climbed aboard a BP-contracted oil rig in the Cromarty Firth again.
Police have stormed an oil rig on a helicopter to arrest two protestors and bring a Greenpeace demonstration to an end.
Police Scotland are "poised" to move in to remove protestors from an occupied BP-contracted rig in the Cromarty Firth, according to Greenpeace.
Two Greenpeace campaigners faced court yesterday accused of tethering themselves to an oil rig in an ongoing demonstration.
Two environmentalists have appeared in court in connection with a protest that has brought work on an oil rig to a standstill.
A lifeboat was earlier launched today to attend an oil rig in the Cromarty Firth that is currently being occupied by Greenpeace protestors.
Activists occupying a BP-contracted oil rig in the Cromarty Firth have been served with an injunction by the owner in a bid to halt a two-day standoff, Greenpeace UK has claimed.
Greenpeace activists have vowed to continue their occupation of a BP-contracted oil rig in the Cromarty Firth.
Greenpeace has shut down BP’s headquarters in London on the eve of its annual general meeting in Aberdeen.
Greenpeace has boarded an oil rig in Norway in protest to drilling plans in the Arctic.
Opposition to fracking has risen with more than a third of people against the process, a Government survey suggests.