Bianca Jagger is calling on UK Oil and Gas, the company behind oil exploration at sites in southern England, to withdraw its proposed injunction against environmental protesters.
The UK’s biggest shale gas company, INEOS, has suffered another vote against its exploration plans.
Live news updates: Rotherham councillors vote unanimously against INEOS shale gas plans for Woodsetts
Live updates on the Rotherham Borough Council meeting discussing the INEOS planning application for a shale gas well at Woodsetts.
The Environment Agency has re-arranged a public information meeting about Europa’s oil exploration plans in Surrey, after last week’s event was cancelled.
The exploration company, UK Oil and Gas, has applied for a wide-reaching injunction against anti-drilling protests at sites in West Sussex and Surrey.
Planners in the North York Moors appealed to INEOS to abandon plans to explore for shale gas under the national park. But according to minutes of a meeting last month INEOS refused.
UK Oil and Gas Investments Plc announced this morning it was not seeking a time extension of an exploration licence, off the south west coast of the Isle of Wight.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, announced today it had spent a total of £6.8m in the Lancashire economy in the past two years. But new figures show the cost of policing outside the company’s Preston New Road site near Blackpool reached almost £6m for a single year.
Church of England has no official policy on fracking and is not seeking shale gas applications, parliament told
Fracking Week in Parliament The Church of England has no formal policy on fracking and no plans to use its land for shale gas exploration, a senior official told parliament last week.