The policing operation outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site has ended, Lancashire Constabulary has confirmed.
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The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, wants more time at its gas production site at Elswick in Lancashire.
The government has given some details of what would be needed to end the moratorium on fracking in England.
Lorries delivering to the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey will be told not to cross the central white line of the road as they pull into the entrance.
Decisions on shale gas schemes at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire and Woodsetts in South Yorkshire will be issued within the next three months, the Planning Inspectorate has announced.
Operators of the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex are seeking a third extension of planning permission – this time to allow for drilling at other sites.
The gas production company, Third Energy, formerly owned by Barclays, has been released from a loan of more than £80m, according to its accounts.