The clauses in the Infrastructure Bill dealing with fracking and rights to drill under private land are likely to be considered towards the end of the Committee Stage of the legislation.
The Infrastructure Bill, which includes proposals to allow oil and gas companies to drill below 300m without the permission of landowners, begins a new parliament stage next week.
An inquiry has been provisionally scheduled for August next year to hear Celtique Energie’s appeal against the refusal of planning permission for exploratory drilling in West Sussex.
The rate of onshore oil and gas drilling in the UK is “glacially slow”, the organisation representing the fracking industry said yesterday.
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world including: IGas spuds well at Ellesmere Port; seismic testing near Chester; new drilling plans for Kent Ineos announces £640m investment in shale and faces community backlash […]
A question to the drilling industry’s Let’s Talk About Shale initiative has finally been answered, 68 days after it was submitted. Just under half the questions published on the initiative’s website remain unanswered.
Rathlin Energy is submitting initial drilling plans this week for its second exploration well at West Newton in East Yorkshire. A full planning application is expected to be sent to East Riding Council before Christmas.
On 31st October, we asked Cuadrilla to respond to a report on the impact of shale gas extraction on public health. This had been commissioned by Lancashire County Council as part of the process to assess Cuadrilla’s applications to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood and Preston New […]
Transcripts of parliamentary questions, answers and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas for the week ending 7th November 2014 Storage of flowback water and contamination by fracking Health hazards from fracking chemicals Health impact of radon in shale gas Whether fracking regulations are fit for purpose […]
New dates in November, including the Report stage of the Infrastructure Bill and Horley meeting today and meetings in Guildford and Tunbridge Wells