Live updates from the meeting of Lincolnshire County Council discussing Egdon Resources’ planning application to drill and test an oil well at North Kesley. Council officers have recommended the planning application be approved. The company is seeking to extend a previous permission, granted in 2014, which expired in […]
Cuadrilla’s plans for another fracking site near Blackpool come under scrutiny again this week.
For this weekend’s long read, Ben Dean explores the rules behind onshore Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences (PEDLs) and examines the decisions to be made for a group of PEDLs this year.
An opponent of fracking has won an eight-month campaign to force Lancashire’s Fire and Rescue Service to release information about emergency planning at Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation.
Another report commissioned by opponents of oil exploration, has criticised plans by Europa to drill near Leith Hill in Surrey.
The oil company, Egdon Resources, should get another three years to drill an exploration well at North Kelsey in Lincolnshire, planners have recommended.
Europa’s Leith Hill oil drilling plans contain “significant errors, inconsistencies and omissions” – review
An independent review has made “major criticisms” of Europa’s application for an environmental permit for oil drilling plans near Leith Hill in Surrey.