A residents’ group claimed victory tonight in its legal challenge over security fencing at Europa’s oil site near Leith Hill in Surrey – before the case even got to court.
Councillors in West Sussex voted unanimously this afternoon in favour of Cuadrilla’s plans to flow test its oil well at Balcombe. DrillOrDrop live updates
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s proposals to test its oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex have appealed to councillors to refuse planning permission when they meet tomorrow.
2017 saw drilling get underway at the site of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas wells. But, despite expectations, there was no high volume hydraulic fracturing – at least at the time of writing.
A report released this afternoon recommends approval of plans by Cuadrilla to test the flow of oil at its well in Balcombe, West Sussex.
Surrey County Council has confirmed that Angus Energy submitted a planning application today for its oil site at Brockham near Dorking.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has applied to dispose of water which collects on its fracking site near Blackpool into a brook instead of removing it by tanker.
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. […]
Updated 7/12/2017 The National Trust has denied it acted unreasonably in refusing to allow the shale gas company, INEOS, to carry out geological tests on historic parkland.