An oil company in Surrey is expected to get permission to dispose of waste gas that could have powered up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners said today.
Plans for 20 years of oil production near a historic building in Dorset have been withdrawn after limited progress in more than three years.
Shale gas companies have received refunds on their onshore licence fees because of the moratorium on fracking in England.
The Oil & Gas Authority became the North Sea Transition Authority, or NSTA, this morning.
Councillors have overwhelmingly backed a time extension at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-B exploration site in East Yorkshire.
Long-term oil production and more drilling have been approved for a site in rural East Yorkshire.
For a second time, opponents and supporters of plans for expansion at an oil site in East Yorkshire have put their cases to councillors.
The oil company, Egdon Resources, is to challenge today’s refusal of planning permission at its undeveloped North Kelsey site in Lincolnshire.
Lincolnshire councillors this morning unanimously refused more time for an undeveloped oil site near Market Rasen – the third time the operator had sought to extend the life of the site.
A decision on gas exploration plans near the Surrey village of Dunsfold is expected by June 2022.