Superintendent Lawrence Hobbs in response to claims that police allowed protestors to stop drilling operations: “While we are in full support of Cuadrilla’s decision to scale back their activities during this period, it was their decision, which took into account Sussex Police’s assessment of the likely impact of […]
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in UK onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
“Local concerns have to be respected and any form of legal and peaceful protest is legitimate activity. But there is the national interest as well and one of the difficult things for the Government is the balance of how strong the planning guidance should be to compel local […]
23/8/13 Costs reach £2.3m Sussex Police says the cost of policing protests at Balcombe has risen to £2.3m and is likely to reach £3.7m. It says the cost of the six-day Reclaim the Power camp, which ended on Wednesday August 21st, were £1.5m, including help from ten other […]
11/7/2013 Amended planning permission. Cuadrilla Resources Ltd applies (WSCC/061/13/BA) for an amendment to condition 2 of its original planning permission (WSCC/027/10/BA). The company wants an extension in the time for the drilling and testing programme and site restoration from 36 months to 42 months from the start of […]
Early June New permits needed. Cuadrilla Resources Ltd announces “Shortly before rig mobilisation to the site the Environment Agency advised that it would now require CRL to secure a permit under the provisions of the European Union Mining Waste directive. … This is the first time that the […]
12/4/2013 Bolney Resources Ltd changes its name to Cuadrilla Balcombe Ltd. https://www.duedil.com/company/06811588/cuadrilla-balcombe-limited
2011 5/12/2011 Cuadrilla Resources Ltd reveals it has planning permission for exploratory drilling at Balcombe. In a statement it says “Exploratory drilling activity may take place at a future date, consistent with the terms of the licence issued by DECC. The initial drilling for the core sampling and […]