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.
A community group and an anti-fracking campaigner have lost their legal challenge against the Communities’ Secretary over the way he granted permission for fracking at a site in Lancashire.
Angus Energy has made a strong defence of its operations at the Brockham oil site in Surrey, saying it had all the consents it needed.
The Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid, should not have approved Cuadrilla’s fracking plans because shale gas regulation was not good enough, the High Court heard this afternoon.
The government published information today on what shale gas companies need to do to get final go-ahead to frack.