The leading company behind exploration at the so-called “Gatwick Gusher” oil site has said all the consents are now in place to allow extended flow testing to begin “shortly”.
Kimmeridge Oil & Gas has given formal notice that it is seeking to extend the planning permissions at its exploration site at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst.
Disappointed opponents of oil exploration at two sites in Lincolnshire granted planning consent this morning have complained that councillors did not listen to their objections.
A footpath alongside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has reopened after delays to the company’s planned operations.
Regulations covering oil and gas developments are confusing and misleading and there are discrepancies between different agencies, a senior Surrey planner has said.
The sound barrier at Third Energy’s would-be fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire came down today. This follows the withdrawal of other equipment over the past month.
Fracking Week in Parliament The Government has disclosed that an estimate of 155 UK shale gas wells by 2025 is now considered to be out of date and there are no new figures.