The first shale gas exploration scheme in Derbyshire has been approved.
A public inquiry will decide whether IGas should be allowed to test its gas well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
IGas has confirmed that it has lodged an appeal against the refusal of its plans to test a well in Ellesmere Port.
Egdon Resources says it has submitted another planning application for oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
A man who spent 10 hours on top of a rig lorry in protest to oil exploration has lost his appeal against conviction.
An anti-drilling campaigner who spent a night on top of a rig lorry “as an act of conscience” is appealing against his court conviction.
This post has live updates from the closing of the public inquiry into plans by Ineos for shale gas exploration in the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane. Today’s session will hear more on conditions and the final arguments from Derbyshire County Council, Eckington Against Fracking and Ineos.
In this week’s listings Block Around the Clock camp near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site; Final week of public inquiry into Ineos shale gas plans for Marsh Lane; George Monbiot visits Lancashire campaigners; South Yorkshire regional anti-fracking strategy meeting; Plus meetings and information events. Diary for all of […]
Ineos has received planning permission to explore for shale gas at a site in the village of Harthill in South Yorkshire.
Two of the UK’s leading shale gas companies have been given another four years to drill an exploration well in the Chester area to meet their commitments to the Government.