Summary of recent activity, applications and decisions on UK onshore oil and gas. The list is organised alphabetically first by country, then county and site. (Spool down for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.) ENGLAND Cheshire Ellesmere Port – IGas Campaigners established a protection camp in Ellesmere Port in […]
West Sussex County Council says it is continuing to monitor operations at Celtique Energie’s drilling site near Billingshurst after a report that a planning condition had been broken. The company denies there was a breach.
Events and key dates on fracking and onshore oil and gas Saturday 18 October 2014 Is fracking safe? Talk by Ian R Crane, 7pm for 7.30, Village Hall, Pickering Road, Thornton le Dale, YO18 7LG, Details
Councillors in West Sussex decided this morning not to accept or reject a call to make the county a frack free zone. But they acknowledged the concerns of residents about fracking.
Labour county councillors pose with opponents of fracking before the discussion of a petition calling for West Sussex to be made a frack-free zone.
West Sussex councillors will be advised tomorrow to refuse to declare the county a frack free zone. A petition with more than 3,500 signatures urging the county to make itself frack free will be debated by the full council at its meeting in Horsham.
The MP for two West Sussex villages where Celtique Energie wants to drill for oil and gas said he hoped the company would lose its appeal against a refusal of planning permission. He also criticised Celtique for failing to reply to his letters.