An anti-drilling campaigner who delayed the transport of an oil rig by spending the night on the delivery lorry has been found guilty.
INEOS has accused Derbyshire councillors of a “confused” decision based on politics not science after they opposed the company’s plans for a shale gas well.
Council officers have done a U-turn over whether people can give their views at a meeting to discuss INEOS plans for shale gas exploration in a Derbyshire village.
Egdon Resources announced today it was “fully committed” to its oil well at Wressle near Scunthorpe and would submit new planning applications to develop the site.
The first INEOS shale gas site to come before a council planning meeting has been recommended for refusal.
Breaking: Lancs residents lose latest legal challenges over Cuadrilla’s fracking site but the fight goes on
Lancashire campaigners against Cuadrilla’s plan to frack near Blackpool have lost their latest legal challenges against the Communities’ Secretary, Sajid Javid.
Egdon Resources has lost its appeals against refusal of planning permission for long-term production at its oil site at Wressle, near Scunthorpe.
Two campaigners have vowed to continue their fight against the injunction granted to INEOS Upstream over anti-fracking protests.
INEOS plans to explore for shale gas in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts are disproportionate, intrusive and in the wrong place, according to the parish council.
Appeals by INEOS over two shale gas planning applications are to be heard at public inquiries. The company said its proposals for exploration wells in the villages of Marsh Lane, Derbyshire, and Harthill, south Yorkshire, had not been decided within a reasonable time. It is appealing against non-determination. […]