Policing of protests at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site will use officers from other parts of the UK, as well as the local force, from next week.
The company exploring for oil at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex announced this morning it had received permission to flow test the well.
Documents released yesterday confirm that council planners told Angus Energy that it did not have permission to drill a new side-track well at its Brockham site in Surrey.
Europa’s exploration site at Bury Hill Wood near Dorking is “the last place in the world” you want to have oil drilled, Green Party Euro MP Keith Taylor told opponents of the scheme this morning.
Horse Hill new drilling and testing plans submitted – MEP says they’re ‘affront to local communities’
As expected, plans for two new wells and extended testing have been submitted for the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick.
Campaigners against oil exploration at Horse Hill near Gatwick are planning a march and mass cycle to the site next week.
Euro-MPs voted last week to urge member states not to allow any new hydraulic fracturing operations.
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 […]
30th April 2014 Friends of the Earth described the approval of Cuadrilla’s application to test drill decision at Balcombe as “extremely disappointing”. The organisation’s south east campaigner, Brenda Pollack, said the planning committee of West Sussex County Council had not listened to the views of local people.
April 24th 2014 Keith Taylor, Green Party MEP for the South East of England, sent a message of support today to Balcombe residents opposing Cuadrilla’s planning application to flow test its exploratory oil well in the village.