Planners have recommended approval of the first shale gas exploration plans in Nottinghamshire.
A retired bishop who lives half a mile from Third Energy’s approved fracking site in North Yorkshire told a parliamentary group yesterday that community benefits would not compensate his village for the impacts of fracking.
As expected, the company behind the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil well in Surrey, has confirmed it is preparing to submit a planning application for oil production in the South Downs National Park.
The search for potential shale gas sites is now underway across the UK. DrillOrDrop will be reporting later this month on seismic surveying. But first we ask: “What do companies look for above the ground?” Paul Foster, a director with the planning consultancy, Barton Willmore, explains what makes […]
Councillors are being recommended to approve plans to produce gas at a site in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, despite predicted harm to the landscape and in breach of several planning policies.
Consultations are underway into plans by Egdon Resources to produce oil, and possibly gas, from its Wressle well near Scunthorpe.
IGas gave details today of its shale gas plans for the next year, along with conventional drilling in a national park.
The gas industry welcomed the approval this evening for what could be the first fracked well in the UK since 2011 but it was careful not to appear celebratory. Ken Cronin, of the industry group, UKOOG, (pictured right) said: “It is not a precedent. It is a continuation. […]
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64 speakers gave evidence to North Yorkshire County Council today against Third Energy’s plan to frack at its existing KM8 well at Kirby Misperton. Many were local residents. Speakers included a professor, a baroness, a knight of the realm, a former climate diplomat and a current climate scientist, a […]