An oil company has won consent to continue the disposal of liquid radioactive waste in the South Downs National Park.
Final consent had not yet been granted for the stimulation of the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire, Union Jack Oil confirmed today. But the company announced that tests on wells at two West Newton sites in East Yorkshire were expected soon.
People are invited to comment on proposals by Angus Energy to dispose of waste water into a borehole at its Brockham oil site in Surrey.
Fracking opponents have called for a countdown to restoration at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool after the company gave up consents to key operations.
Angus Energy has said it intends to return to its Balcombe oil exploration site in West Sussex later this year.
Cuadrilla fracked just seven times at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool last month before inducing a record-breaking earth tremor.
IGas has confirmed its first shale gas well at Springs Road in north Nottinghamshire has reached its total depth of 3,500 metres and encountered all three targets.
The Environment Agency (EA) has reported two minor breaches of the Cuadrilla’s environmental permit when it carried out a site visit at Preston New Road in October.
UK Oil & Gas Investments announced today it had submitted its expected planning application for 20 years of oil production in the South Downs National Park.