A consultation on plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has closed with an estimated 1,700+ objections. But two key organisations – the Environment Agency and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) partnership – have not objected to the scheme.
A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
Angus Energy announced this morning it expected to submit a planning application next week for onsite gas processing at its Saltfleetby field in Lincolnshire.
The Environment Agency has approved changes to the rules for a well test at the West Newton-A oil and gas site in East Yorkshire, partner companies reported this morning.
Proposals to test the Balcombe oil well in West Sussex would compromise the protected landscape of the High Weald, council planners said today.
The Environment Agency has published an application to revise the rules for a well test at Rathlin Energy’s oil and gas site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
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The Environment Agency has objected to plans to drill for oil in Dorset because there was no assessment of the risk to water.
Union Jack Oil has announced plans to restart an extended well test at the West Newton-A oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.