Our digest of March’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them
Coastal Oil and Gas has dropped its challenge over plans to drill for unconventional gas at Llanharan in south Wales. It plans to look for another site in the area.
Politicians from three parties, including two members of the Welsh National Assembly, attended a public meeting this evening to discuss news that Coastal Oil and Gas is fighting on with plans to explore for unconventional gas.
Summary of recent activity, applications, consultations and decisions on UK onshore oil and gas.
Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Investigation finds multiple problems at Cuadrilla drilling sites Hunters shot geese on Cuadrilla’s wildfowl refuge Third Energy applies for planning permission to frack in Ryedale Rathlin […]
Leaked document reveals new drilling proposals in east Kent, as Canterbury opposes frack-free motion New plans for exploratory drilling at Tilmanstone in east Kent has been leaked to an anti-fracking campaign group. They came to light as councillors in Canterbury voted against a motion to make the district […]
The head of an oil and gas company with drilling licences in Kent has bucked industry trends and agreed to put the case for fracking in a public debate.
30/11/13 Residents from Sussex, Falkirk, Belfast, Fylde, Ribble Estuary and the Vale of Glamorgan deliver a letter to David Cameron calling for a ban on shale gas and coal bed methane exploitation.
Kent County Council has confirmed Coastal Oil and Gas has withdrawn three planning applications for exploratory boreholes at Shepherdswell, Eythorne and Guston near Dover. In a letter to East Kent Against Fracking, the council said the company, which says it wants to explore for coal bed methane, would […]
Wales Online reports that anti-fracking campaigners in the Vale of Glamorgan in south Wales have been getting protest advice from Balcombe. They are fighting plans by Coastal Oil and Gas, which has permission to test drill in four sites, including Llantrithyd, near Cowbridge. Last week, villagers from Llantrithyd […]