Ineos has withdrawn the long-running planning application for coalbed methane extraction at Airth in Falkirk. Opponents of the scheme for 22 new wells and 14 new sites described the decision as “fantastic news”.
Plans for an alternative access to UKOG’s proposed oil and gas site at Dunsfold in Surrey have been withdrawn.
Scottish government officials are suggesting that an inquiry into drilling for coal bed methane that closed six years ago should re-open.
IGas should not be allowed to dispose of radioactive wastewater in a well at its Singleton oil site in the South Downs, campaigners have argued.
The petroleum licence which saw drilling for oil in Woodburn Forest in Northern Ireland has been relinquished.
A network of groups opposed to fracking near Formby has called for the scheme to be refused because of concerns about flooding, peat extraction, the green belt, noise, traffic and impacts on wildlife.
This post has live news on Third Energy’s bid to extend the life of its gas production sites in Ryedale.
A provisional date has been set for the decision on fracking plans in Lancashire – the first to be considered since the government announced a moratorium last year.
Plans to produce oil for 25 years near the village of Puddletown in Dorset have prompted local objections and national concerns.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, wants more time at its gas production site at Elswick in Lancashire.