The North Yorkshire council which includes the village where Third Energy has applied to frack voted this evening for a five-year moratorium on the technique.
Councillors in Trafford voted tonight to approve plans by IGas that could lead to 25 years of coal bed methane production from a site next to M60 in Davyhulme. Only two councillors on the 12-member development control committee defied the recommendation of planners and voted against the application. […]
Today is one of the busier days in the UK debate about fracking and onshore drilling. In the space of six hours, there will be nine events, including council debates, exhibitions, public meetings, a demonstration and a social.
Trafford council planners are recommending approval of IGas’s proposed coal bed methane site next to the Davyhulme water treatment works.
UK Oil & Gas, one of the companies behind the Horse Hill well near Gatwick Airport, is looking at multiple oil production sites across southern England. Each site would have 16 wells and at its peak would produce 2,500 barrels of oil per day.
Rathlin Energy has described the discovery of gas at its exploratory wellsite at West Newton in East Yorkshire as “very encouraging”.
Government feared anti-fracking campaigners would use unredacted shale gas report to undermine policy
The Government resisted releasing a full version of its shale gas impacts report because it was concerned about the effect it would have on fracking decisions in Lancashire and proposed changes to the trespass law.