Cuadrilla has confirmed no more fracking will take place at its shale gas site in Lancashire before a planning deadline at the end of November.
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UK Oil & Gas plc has announced the start of drilling at its Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
A radio programme which claimed it would to set the record straight about reporting of 2013 anti-fracking protests in Balcombe has itself attracted “many complaints” about accuracy and bias.
Initial assessments of damage caused by the UK’s largest fracking-induced earth tremor were made by staff from the Cuadrilla’s headquarters, not professional surveyors or insurance experts.
Angus Energy has confirmed that it will be applying next month for consent to carry out an extended well test at the Balcombe oil site in West Sussex.
Campaigners are seeking to go to court over this month’s planning consent for oil production at Horse Hill in Surrey.
One of the UK’s leading seismologists says more shale gas wells must be fracked to assess the risk from tremors.