Cuadrilla will not need to submit a detailed environmental statement when it applies to extend the life of its mothballed fracking site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has taken the first step to extending the life of its suspended fracking site near Blackpool.
The life of a dormant oil site was extended today for the fourth time by councillors in West Sussex.
The oil and gas industry regulator has said it would consider postponing the abandonment of Cuadrilla’s fracked wells in Lancashire by up to a year.
Councillors have been urged to again refuse plans for 20 years of oil production by Rathlin Energy in East Yorkshire.
People have until the end of this week to respond to proposals to extend the life of the West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
Egdon Resources has given formal notice that it intends to apply to extend the life of an oil site in Lincolnshire for a third time.
IGas has announced it will not appeal against the recent refusal of planning permission at its shale gas site in Misson, Nottinghamshire. The wellpad will now be restored.
IGas has appealed against the refusal of planning consent for its oil site at Avington in the South Downs National Park.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.