Ineos is proposing six weeks of road closures around its shale gas exploration site near the village of Harthill in south Yorkshire, a new document has revealed.
Conservative-controlled Surrey County Council has declared a climate emergency – almost unanimously.
The Environment Agency has ordered urgent action after monitoring at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site earlier this year missed results for key chemicals.
The decisions on appeals on the IGas site at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire and Ineos plans for Woodsetts are likely to be more than six months away, it emerged today.
IGas has announced a new drilling site in the Weald in southern England with plans for up to two exploration and appraisal wells.
An onshore oil and gas licence in southern England moved into its production phase this week. But the operator has not yet drilled a well in the area that has been proved to be successful.
Oil and gas companies have been given more time to carry out work in 10 English licence areas.