IGas, the company behind controversial gas drilling at Barton Moss in Salford, is planning to expand its operation in the South Downs National Park with two new exploration sites.
A commentator who has been promoting shale gas development in the UK said this morning he has applied for licences to frack under parts of London, including Hyde and Green Parks.
A local council tried to buy petroleum drilling licences to prevent fracking around a World Heritage Site. But the government refused to let it bid in the latest selling round.
Two environmental organisations called today for government action to ensure tax payers do not end up paying for pollution from abandoned oil and gas wells.
Events and key dates on drilling, fracking and onshore oil and gas developments Friday, 24 October 2014 Deadline for comments on Third Energy UK’s applications for North York Moors National Park Authority and North Yorkshire County Council for a gas production site and reinjection well at Ebberston South. […]
Lancashire County Council said today it needs more time to make a decision on Cuadrilla’s planning applications to drill and hydraulic fracture up to eight gas wells in the Fyld near Blackpool.
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.