A nature conservationist described the campaign against oil drilling near Leith Hill in Surrey as a David and Goliath battle.
The latest stage in a seven year planning battle over oil drilling in the Surrey Hills is due to get underway this morning.
Campaigners in West Sussex are working against the clock to save a historic bridge which was a key defence in the fight against a proposed oil well. They have three weeks to collect about 2,000 signatures to force county councillors to debate the future of Boxal Bridge, between […]
Updated list of events about fracking and onshore oil and gas including: Public meetings Rallies Conferences Planning appeals and decisions Film screenings Anniversary
Dart Energy is seeking to avoid the public defence of its proposals for coal bed methane drilling in Shropshire. The company is challenging a decision to hold a public inquiry into its planning application for an exploratory borehole at Dudleston Heath, near Ellesmere.
Opponents of exploratory oil drilling near three Sussex villagers are celebrating after Celtique Energie announced it would not fight refusals of planning permission.
Celtique Energie announced this afternoon it would not be appealing against a refusal of planning permission to drill an exploratory well at Fernhurst in the South Downs National Park. And in a surprise announcement, the company also revealed it was pulling out of its appeal against the refusal […]
Local people have persuaded the Planning Inspectorate to hold a bespoke inquiry into whether Dart Energy should be allowed to drill an exploratory coal bed methane well near the Shropshire village of Dudleston.
A shale gas industry in the UK would be concentrated on a smaller number of sites than happens in the US, the chief operating officer of IGas told the Shale UK conference this morning. John Blaymires said: “We are never going to develop shale gas in the way […]
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Infrastructure Bill gets royal assent and government accused of breaking promise on fracking conditions Wales imposes moratorium on fracking planning applications and government devolves oil […]