This post has news updates from the opening session of the public inquiry into plans by UK Oil & Gas plc to drill exploratory gas wells near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey. The county council refused planning permission for the site, known as Loxley, in November 2020. […]
Nottinghamshire’s only remaining shale gas site has been ordered to be restored.
Plans for a sidetrack well at the Saltfleetby gas site in Lincolnshire have got the go ahead.
Plans to drill for gas near the Surrey village of Dunsfold come under scrutiny at a public inquiry opening tomorrow (Tuesday 27 July 2021).
The licensing of thousands of square miles of English countryside for fracking five years ago has resulted in no wells and no oil or gas.
Nottinghamshire planners are recommending IGas should be given three more years to evaluate shale gas at a site near the village of Misson.
The Conservative MP who represents Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire has objected to proposals by Egdon Resources for long-term oil production in the village.
A company’s bid to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has been opposed again by the local MP.
Opponents of plans for 20 years of oil extraction at a site in rural East Yorkshire are urging people to object.
Detailed plans for one of the UK’s largest onshore oil production schemes in recent years have been published.