An oil company has won consent to continue the disposal of liquid radioactive waste in the South Downs National Park.
Planning consent has run out at Ineos’s shale gas site at Harthill in South Yorkshire.
Union Jack Oil announced this morning that the proppant squeeze planned for the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire had been approved.
Final consent had not yet been granted for the stimulation of the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire, Union Jack Oil confirmed today. But the company announced that tests on wells at two West Newton sites in East Yorkshire were expected soon.
Fracking opponents have called for a countdown to restoration at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool after the company gave up consents to key operations.
Plans for new drilling and long-term oil production at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey cleared another hurdle today.
Oil production at the Horse Hill site in Surrey fell for a second month in a row, according to official data published today.
An oil exploration site in Lincolnshire, where only limited work has been carried out since 2014, will be allowed to operate for another 16 months.
Work to start oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe is still awaiting the discharge of planning conditions.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.