Views are invited on an application by Rathlin Energy to change its environmental permit for the West Newton oil and gas site north of Hull.
A publicity video used by Cuadrilla as evidence of the first shale gas production from its site in Lancashire may not be quite what it seemed.
The campaign organisation, Friends of the Earth, has lost its legal challenge to one of key consents that allowed Cuadrilla to frack the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well.
The Environment Agency has given the go-ahead to Angus Energy for appraisal at its Brockham site in Surrey. But the company does not yet have consent for production.
The Environment Agency (EA) has reported two minor breaches of the Cuadrilla’s environmental permit when it carried out a site visit at Preston New Road in October.
Angus Energy announced this morning it had begun its testing programme on a controversial oil well at Brockham in Surrey. But local people have been asking questions about whether the company has met all the conditions of its environmental permit.
Friends of the Earth has accused the Environment Agency of failing in its duty to ensure that best techniques were used to deal with waste fracking fluid at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire.
Friends of the Earth is going to the High Court this morning to challenge a key consent which allows Cuadrilla to drill and frack for shale gas near Blackpool.
Updated 27/11/2018 New rules came into force today which could delay production from the Kimmeridge oil well at Angus Energy’s site at Brockham in Surrey.
A residents’ group in the South Downs is reporting that UK Oil & Gas is pulling out of its exploration site at Markwells Wood.