An anti-fracking protester has been on top of a lorry near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for more than 58 hours.
The company that supplied a crane to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool has pulled out of the job and is waiting to remove its equipment.
Updated: Council says Cuadrilla breached planning condition by delivering rig to Lancs shale site overnight
Cuadrilla breached conditions of its planning permission when it brought the drilling rig into its site near Blackpool early this morning, according to Lancashire County Council.
West Sussex County Council has told the oil company, Angus Energy, that it must use the approved route into an oil exploration site at Lidsey, near Bognor Regis, after a complaint about planning breaches.
Police closed the road outside Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site for eight hours today in response to anti-fracking protests.
North Wales Police has confirmed it will not be sending more officers to police protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
IGas has posted a notice that it will apply for planning permission to test the well at its Portside exploration site at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.