Investment by Egdon Resources in its oil site near Scunthorpe should be considered when deciding whether to extend planning permission, council planners will argue next week.
An oil well drilled in Surrey by Angus Energy more than 18 months ago against council advice should be granted retrospective planning permission, according to a report published this afternoon.
Europa Oil and Gas is seeking more time to drill and test a well at its exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Opponents of proposals to drill for oil in Lincolnshire are seeking to challenge planning permissions for sites at North Kelsey and Biscathorpe.
Decisions about fracking lack legitimacy because the public perceive that decision-makers lack expertise. That’s a key finding of new research into how people likely to be affected by fracking see the process of deciding on shale gas proposals.
Fracking Week in Parliament 2 The planning application by Third Energy to frack at Kirby Misperton cost North Yorkshire County Council more than £500,000, MPs were told this week.
Live updates from the meeting of Lincolnshire County Council discussing Egdon Resources’ planning applications to drill and test oil wells at North Kelsey and Biscathorpe. Planning officers have recommended the go-ahead for both schemes. Previous planning permissions for both sites have expired. The only work carried out was the […]
An internationally-recognised tribunal will begin examining evidence today on whether fracking breaches human rights.
The shale gas industry and its opponents had a rare moment of agreement in a committee room in Westminster this week.
In this week’s listings: Start of re-opened public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood fracking plans; Anti-fracking rally outside the inquiry hearing; Second oil/gas hearing at Examination in Public of North Yorkshire minerals plan; Decision day for Egdon’s plans for drilling at North Kelsey; Political week in United Resistance campaign against […]