Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world including: The progress of the Infrastructure Bill The outcome of the judicial review of Cuadrilla’s planning permission at Balcombe Cuadrilla’s applications to frack in the Fylde […]
In October 2014, we posted a list of local authorities that have debated motions on fracking and onshore oil and gas drilling. Lots of readers found it useful and some asked for it to be updated. Here’s the latest version. Please let us know if there are councils […]
The exploratory oil well planned for Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst in West Sussex, is likely be drilled in spring 2015, according to information for investors. The cost of drilling is estimated at $5m (£3.17m) and, under a deal with the UK government, the well would secure the future […]
Two Sussex MPs have tabled amendments to remove all the clauses on fracking and oil and gas drilling from the Infrastructure Bill.
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.