Surrey County Council’s position that Angus Energy drilled its new Brockham oil well without planning permission has been supported by lawyers.
More than 450 people have signed a petition opposing plans by the shale gas company, IGas, to test its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
IGas has defended its well at Ellesmere Port against allegations that it was more than 1,000m deeper than had been approved in the planning permission.
Council officials are investigating how a gas well in Cheshire was drilled to a depth more than double that referred to in the planning consent.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam were among a group who presented West Sussex County Council with a giant postcard today objecting to plans to allow more time for oil exploration at a site near Billingshurst.
INEOS gave some details this afternoon of another proposed shale gas exploration site.
In this week’s listings: Surrey County Council planning committee to discuss transport plans for Leith Hill site; Deadlines for consultations in Surrey and Lancashire; Latest results from government survey of public attitudes to fracking; Walk and fundraiser for campaigns against INEOS shale gas plans; Continuing gatherings at Cuadrilla’s […]
For the first time, there appears to be a concerted campaign by investors in an oil company to support planning proposals for exploration.
A month-long public consultation has opened on a bid to extend planning consent at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.
Breaking: N Lincs councillors refuse Wressle oil production for 2nd time – campaigners “surprised and delighted”
The planning committee of North Lincolnshire Council voted this afternoon against plans for oil production at Egdon Resource’s Wressle site near Scunthorpe.