Opponents of plans to drill for oil near the Leith Hill beauty spot in Surrey have begun legal action against the county council.
Shale gas will bring wholesale industrialisation and change the countryside for decades, Tory MP tells debate
The Conservative MP for INEOS’s first proposed shale gas site has told the government “we do not want the kind of industrialisation this would bring”.
The regulator of the oil and gas industry has criticised Angus Energy over its operation at Brockham near Dorking.
A Nottinghamshire oil site has run out of time to drill any wells, even though it has been granted five consecutive planning consents.
Council officers are investigating complaints of Sunday working at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.
In this week’s listings Scheduled date for the start of fracking at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site; Debate in the Scottish Parliament on unconventional oil and gas; Protest against INEOS injunction and plans for drilling at Woodsetts; Breaking the Chain exhibition; Decision meeting on Cuadrilla’s Becconsall site;
The former executive of one of the INEOS chemical companies has been appointed head of INEOS Shale, the UK’s largest holder of shale gas exploration licences.