The government has ruled out national limits on the number of fracking sites in shale gas areas. It has also refused to set a minimum distance between wells and homes.
Our digest of May’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them. This month’s top stories …
A member on Cheshire West and Chester Council is calling for a local referendum on plans by INEOS to frack for shale gas in her area.
Senior staff from INEOS held private meetings with parish councillors in Cheshire, Derbyshire and North Yorkshire this week to explain the company’s plans to explore for shale gas. Opponents of fracking held demonstrations outside the meetings at Frodsham and Malton. Look out for our reports on issues raised at the […]
Beginning today, a weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be added.
The most successful company in last year’s oil and gas licence round has set out a timetable for its plans to frack in three regions of England. INEOS Shale announced seismic surveying would be carried out this summer and planning applications submitted later in the year.
40+ key dates and events in May 2016, including exhibitions, film screenings, conferences, deadlines, planning decisions, presentations, demonstrations. And advanced notice of 30+ dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events.