Plans for new drilling and long-term oil production at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey cleared another hurdle today.
The access to a proposed oil exploration site on the Isle of Wight is being moved to address concerns from highways officials.
Plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for oil at Arreton on the Isle of Wight should be refused because they may be a hazard to road users, highway officials have recommended.
A plan for lorry access to the Horse Hill oil site would threaten road safety and disturb local people, the Weald Action Group has complained.
Lorries delivering to the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey will be told not to cross the central white line of the road as they pull into the entrance.
The oil company, Egdon Resources, should get another three years to drill an exploration well at North Kelsey in Lincolnshire, planners have recommended.
Council planners in Lancashire have said Cuadrilla’s revised traffic scheme for the proposed Roseacre Wood fracking site is still unacceptable.
Two Conservative MPs in Lancashire are objecting to Cuadrilla’s updated traffic plans for another fracking site near Blackpool.
A report released this afternoon recommends approval of plans by Cuadrilla to test the flow of oil at its well in Balcombe, West Sussex.
West Sussex County Council has told the oil company, Angus Energy, that it must use the approved route into an oil exploration site at Lidsey, near Bognor Regis, after a complaint about planning breaches.