If the UK government’s moratorium on fracking is lifted in the future, shale gas companies are likely to face an extra challenge in North Yorkshire.
Details have been published on the latest stage in a long-running planning dispute over oil production at Egdon Resource’s site at Wressle in north Lincolnshire.
The oil exploration site in Surrey, nicknamed the “Gatwick Gusher”, breached health and safety laws last year, DrillOrDrop has learned.
The inquiry into Ineos shale gas proposals continues to hear about planning issues today..
Work to finalise policies that will shape fracking in North Yorkshire has been put on hold because of a landmark legal ruling.
The inquiry into Ineos shale gas proposals is expected to hear from planning witnesses and members of the public today.
The third day of the inquiry into Ineos drilling plans is due to hear from company executive, Tom Pickering, and its health witness, Andrew Buroni.