Trafford council planners are recommending approval of IGas’s proposed coal bed methane site next to the Davyhulme water treatment works.
DrillOrDrop is compiling a list of current planning applications for fracking and conventional oil and gas operations. And we’re asking for your help to ensure the list is comprehensive and up-to-date.
A group of anti-fracking protesters arrested at the IGas Barton Moss drilling site will now go to trial after a judge rejected their argument that the company had acted illegally. The protesters had said that the cases against them should be withdrawn and the charges dropped because their […]
A court in Manchester heard allegations this morning that IGas broke the law at its exploration site at Barton Moss by breaching environmental permitting regulations.
Our digest of August’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and opposition to them – in the UK and around the world.
Summary of recent activity, applications, consultations and decisions on UK onshore oil and gas.
The Government announced the first results today of the 14th round of onshore oil and gas licences. 27 licences will be formally issued later in the year to a total of 12 operators, including well-known names, such as Cuadrilla, IGas, Egdon and INEOS. Most of these licences cover […]
Three key areas account for most of the first new onshore licences to explore for oil and gas announced today by the government. Of the 27 unveiled at lunchtime, eight are in Lincolnshire, nine in Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire, and four between Sheffield and Leeds.
Anti-fracking campaigners have called for a delay to the decision on IGas’s plans for groundwater monitoring at a proposed shale gas exploration site in north Nottinghamshire.
Our digest of July’s daily headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Reaction to refusal of Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking applications, including company announcement of appeals Government announces exclusion zones for fracking. Criticism over no ban on fracking […]