DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas activity in 2018.
Councillors in Lancashire have turned down the latest of multiple applications from Cuadrilla for more time to restore a shale gas site near the Ribble Estuary.
In this week’s listings Scheduled date for the start of fracking at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site; Debate in the Scottish Parliament on unconventional oil and gas; Protest against INEOS injunction and plans for drilling at Woodsetts; Breaking the Chain exhibition; Decision meeting on Cuadrilla’s Becconsall site;
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has applied for more time to restore an exploration site near the Ribble Estuary in Lancashire because it said the latest attempt has been prevented by nesting birds. Little Ringed Plovers laid four eggs within 12m of the well head and work would […]
A leading member of Lancashire County Council joined criticism today of Cuadrilla’s record on planning conditions.
Councillors relax some conditions on Cuadrilla’s Becconsall shale gas site – but refuse other changes
Councillors in Lancashire have increased the rig height and the noise limit for restoration work at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near the Ribble Estuary. But they refused the company’s request for longer working hours and an extended finish date.
A group representing people living near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site on the Ribble Estuary has vowed to continue its fight against a bid to relax conditions on noise limits. This is despite advice from officials that the company can’t make noise at the level it wanted at the […]