In this guest post, Sussex author and campaigner, Martin Dale, explains why he and other local people are sceptical about Celtique Energie’s pledge that it is drilling a conventional exploration well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst, and will not use fracking.
Dart Energy’s appeal for an exploratory coalbed methane borehole at Dudleston Heath near Ellesmere in Shropshire has been downgraded from a public inquiry to hearing.
Rathlin Energy has revealed testing and drilling plans for its exploration site at Crawberry Hill near Beverley in East Yorkshire. But there are questions over whether the company can complete the work programme before its planning permission expires in October.
Dart Energy is seeking to avoid the public defence of its proposals for coal bed methane drilling in Shropshire. The company is challenging a decision to hold a public inquiry into its planning application for an exploratory borehole at Dudleston Heath, near Ellesmere.
Weekly update on parliamentary statements and questions on fracking and onshore oil and gas developments. This week: Government announces opening of bidding for extra money for local authorities dealing with shale oil and gas planning applications – statement Consultation opens on changes to planning laws for groundwater monitoring […]
Plans to make it easier to dispose of radioactive waste underground took another step forward yesterday afternoon (25th February 2015).
Opponents of drilling near Leith Hill in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are preparing for another round in their long-running fight with Europa Oil and Gas.
A commentator who has been promoting shale gas development in the UK said this morning he has applied for licences to frack under parts of London, including Hyde and Green Parks.
6th May 2014 The organisation responsible for ensuring the safety of Britain’s oil and gas wells has revealed there are no regulations covering a key part of the drilling operation.
1986 Autumn Conoco drills Balcombe oil well. http://www.cuadrillaresources.com/our-sites/balcombe/