2016 saw the first approvals for high volume hydraulic fracturing in the UK since fracking caused small earthquakes in Lancashire in 2011.
Guest post by Stuart Lane In this Guest Post, Stuart Lane, chair of Fossil Free Dorset, reports on the expiry of planning permission this weekend for drilling at California Quarry, in Swanage. An occupation of the proposed site since September has now ended. InfraStrata was granted permission in 2013 […]
DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world. InfraStrata puts Swanage gas drilling plans on hold SW Energy gives up Forest of Dean and Wiltshire gas exploration licences Nottinghamshire planners recommend approval of […]
Dorset County Council and InfraStrata have confirmed that no work will be carried out this year at a proposed gas exploration site near the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site in Dorset.
Summary of recent activity and expected operations at 50 sites across the UK, including applications, decisions, company plans and licence changes.
DrillOrDrop’s digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world.
Opponents of an exploratory oil well drilled near a reservoir that supplied water to parts of Belfast celebrated yesterday the news that it was to be abandoned.
Fracking Week in Politics is back with: Mark Williams on environmental impact assessments for fracking Cat Smith on the impact of fracking on coastal tourism Murdo Fraser and Liam Kerr on jobs from fracking in Scotland Links to our reports on key debates in the Scottish Parliament and Northern Ireland […]
Northern Ireland’s Minister for Infrastructure, Chris Hazard, has announced he proposes to require oil and gas companies to make full planning applications for exploration.
Our digest of May’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them. This month’s top stories …