Local councils in England are to be required to develop policies that “facilitate” onshore oil and gas developments, under revised government guidelines.
A committee of MPs is to examine whether planning applications for fracking in England should be decided by a government minister, rather than local councils.
In this week’s listings: Key planning decisions in Lancashire, Cheshire and Rotherham. Plus public meetings, gatherings, fundraisers and information events.
Planners have recommended approval of plans by IGas to test its gas exploration well at Ellesmere Port, despite more than 2,000 objections and a warning about a nearby explosives business.
Update on Europa’s drilling plans near Leith Hill: new consultation, permit petition and extended injunction
A new year and a new public consultation is underway in the long-running attempt by Europa to explore for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey.
A report released this afternoon recommends approval of plans by Cuadrilla to test the flow of oil at its well in Balcombe, West Sussex.
In this week’s listings: Two-day oil and gas industry exhibition and conference Pop-up protest outside Lancashire County Council; Committee discusses latest Cuadrilla proposals for Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood; Europa Oil & Gas annual general meeting; Fundraising Winter Wonderland in Woodsetts; Christmas market outside Third Energy’s fracking […]
40+ events in December 2017 events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Debate between INEOS and Eckington Against Fracking; Actions opposing Barclays Bank investment in Third Energy; Anti-fracking march in Pickering; Dalai Lama’s monks visit Preston New Road; Council committee meetings; Christmas social […]
A North Yorkshire County Council meeting was suspended this morning when opponents of fracking demanded action to address concerns about imminent operations at a site near their homes.
Opponents of oil exploration plans near Leith Hill in Surrey are taking part in a silent protest because they say their voices aren’t being heard on traffic arrangements.