The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, has described itself as “largely non-operational” following the moratorium on fracking in England.
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One of the targets of the West Newton-B exploration site in East Yorkshire contained “insufficient reservoir development”, partners in the project announced this morning.
A woman living near a proposed gas exploration site in Surrey is challenging the developer’s claims that it will support efforts to tackle climate change.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has got three more years in which to seek consent for two new wells near Blackpool in Lancashire.
Surrey planners are recommending approval of plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for gas near Dunsfold when the proposal is considered a second time next week.
Surrey County Council told the High Court today it had acted lawfully in granting consent for two decades of production at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport.
Surrey County Council was challenged today at the High Court over its approval of two decades of oil extraction near Gatwick Airport.
Opponents of oil production in Surrey gathered to decorate fencing outside the Horse Hill site this morning as a legal challenge began at the High Court.
A legal challenge at the High Court this morning could have wide-ranging implications for future proposals that have a large carbon footprint.
Two environmental campaigners accused of climbing the rig at an oil site in Surrey appeared in court today.