This post has live news updates from discussions of new conditions for Egdon Resources’ North Kelsey oil exploration site.
The decision has been delayed in the public inquiry into IGas plans to test the flow of its well at Ellesmere Port, the Planning Inspectorate has confirmed.
Two years ago today, Ineos Upstream, the UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder, submitted its first formal plans for an exploration site.
The Scottish government has delayed its decision on whether to ban fracking.
UK oil and gas companies are regularly breaching regulation of their operations with little consequence, new research published today concludes.
Cuadrilla issued a statement this afternoon in response to the decision by the local government secretary, James Brokenshire, to refuse permission for the company’s drilling and fracking plans at Roseacre Wood, near Blackpool. Full details
The government has refused planning permission for Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Roseacre Wood, near Blackpool.