Guest post by Kathryn McWhirter Tomorrow (11 January 2017), North Lincolnshire Council is expected to decide on a plans for oil production at Egdon’s site at Wressle, near Scunthorpe. The application includes proposals for the little-discussed process of acidisation.
West Sussex has a last chance next month to strengthen controls on the use of acid in oil and gas operations.
Members of the South Downs National Park Authority have called for stricter controls on how oil could be produced in future.
A resident’s group in the West Sussex village of Balcombe is urging people to object to proposed regulations that would allow the standard use of dilute hydrofluoric acid in a drilling operation.