The Infrastructure Act unexpectedly made news last week with the closure of a loophole on fracking consent. Fracking in the UK now looks unlikely in 2017. But 2018 could be very different, with fracking now expected at two sites and shale gas companies looking for new locations. In this guest […]
A Nottinghamshire oil site has run out of time to drill any wells, even though it has been granted five consecutive planning consents.
Updated 26 October 2017 with statement from Oil & Gas Authority and 17 November 2017 with document released by Surrey County Council Angus Energy has announced it will submit a planning application for a disputed oil well drilled in January this year.
The Government has confirmed it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire.
Lawyers for the government today defended the decision to give the go-ahead to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site and the UK’s first horizontal fracking wells.
Christians went on an anti-fracking road trip of the East Midlands to meet and pray with communities facing exploration for shale gas.
Council officials are investigating how a gas well in Cheshire was drilled to a depth more than double that referred to in the planning consent.