This post has news updates from the eleventh day of the inquiry into IGas plans to test its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
An oil well drilled in Surrey by Angus Energy more than 18 months ago against council advice should be granted retrospective planning permission, according to a report published this afternoon.
Live reporting from Day 6 of the public inquiry into Ineos plans for shale gas exploration at the South Yorkshire village of Harthill.
DrillOrDrop has reported from two shale gas public inquiries this month. Ruth Hayhurst reflects on the challenges facing local people when they take on the industry.
Surrey County Council’s position that Angus Energy drilled its new Brockham oil well without planning permission has been supported by lawyers.
Council blocks residents from presenting “valid reasons” for refusing Preston New Road fracking application
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at Preston New Road in the Fylde say their barristers have confirmed there are valid reasons to refuse the application and that the risk of costs would be small if it went to appeal. The Preston New Road Action Group wants to […]