The Bishop of Grimsby, academics and business leaders have objected to plans for long-term oil production at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
A decision is now due in May on whether oil production plans in East Yorkshire need a detailed environmental study.
Warning that Biscathorpe oil production plans would “cause significant and long-term harm” to Lincolnshire Wolds
Plans for long-term oil extraction in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds would introduce a permanent industrial feature in a deeply rural and tranquil landscape, countryside officials have warned.
The UK’s health and safety watchdog has accepted it did not inspect the management of silica sand at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
The Horse Hill production site in Surrey has cut its planned capacity for crude oil storage by more than 80%.
Local councillors in East Yorkshire are still waiting for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site need detailed environment research.
Two roads to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A oil site in Holderness could be closed from as early as next week.
People are being asked to comment on plans for oil drilling and production near a rare chalk stream in the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).
‘No planning consent for importing waste water to Angus Energy’s Brockham oil site’, council confirms
Angus Energy does not have planning permission for its proposal to dispose of waste water produced at oil and gas sites across the Weald, it was confirmed today.
The government’s climate advisor has said the ongoing moratorium on fracking in England should not be lifted without considering the impact of shale gas on greenhouse gas emissions.