A consultation on plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has closed with an estimated 1,700+ objections. But two key organisations – the Environment Agency and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) partnership – have not objected to the scheme.
A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.
Officials have supported plans by UK Oil & Gas for a new drilling site near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey despite opposition from local people and councils. A report published this evening has recommended the application be approved by the county council’s planning committee next week. It […]
Angus Energy’s plans to test the flow of oil at its well at Balcombe in West Sussex are now open for public comment.
New proposals by Ineos have emerged for a 3m high noise barrier running for more than 100m alongside its site earmarked for shale gas exploration in the south Yorkshire green belt.
The oil exploration company, UK Oil & Gas plc, has revealed details of its proposed new drilling site in a village near Guildford in Surrey.
Multiple oil exploration sites across the Sussex Weald threaten the region’s ancient woodland, a wildlife organisation has warned.
Plans by INEOS to explore for shale gas in the greenbelt between Sheffield and Worksop are now open for comment.
In a brief court hearing at 9.30 this morning, the High Court judge Sir Ian Dove dismissed two legal challenges to the ministerial approval of Cuadrilla’s plans for fracking at a site in Lancashire.
People can now comment on new details of plans to produce oil for 20 years at Markwells Wood in the South Downs National Park.