Proposals to test the Balcombe oil well in West Sussex would compromise the protected landscape of the High Weald, council planners said today.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has breached rules on monitoring the flare at its Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.
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.
Emissions from flares – including climate-damaging methane – could be underestimated, according to new research published today.
Angus Energy’s plans to test the flow of oil at its well at Balcombe in West Sussex are now open for public comment.
Details of plans to frack shale gas wells near Formby in Lancashire were published online today.
The Environment Agency has warned Cuadrilla over allowing climate-changing methane to vent into the atmosphere from the Preston New Road fracking site.