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.
A legal agreement required for final planning consent at Nottinghamshire’s first shale gas site has been delayed for another month.
Planners at Nottinghamshire County Council are recommending approval of a planning application by IGas to drill for shale gas at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
Summary of recent activity on UK fracking and onshore oil and gas, including applications, consents and withdrawals.
Rules on fracking, set out in the Infrastructure Act, came into force today. They are in section 50 of the act, which sets the depth at which fracking is prohibited and creates an official definition based on the volume of fluid used. The rules also identify requirements that […]
The petro-chemical company, Ineos, plans to drill its first exploratory well in Scotland this year and could start fracking in 2016.