The oil exploration site in Surrey, nicknamed the “Gatwick Gusher”, breached health and safety laws last year, DrillOrDrop has learned.
The decision has been delayed in the public inquiry into IGas plans to test the flow of its well at Ellesmere Port, the Planning Inspectorate has confirmed.
A High Court judge ruled this morning that the government does not have to carry out a new public consultation on its planning policy on fracking.
A parliamentary bill to limit earthquakes caused by fracking has passed its first stage unopposed today.
A Conservative MP from a constituency with an Ineos shale gas site is seeking to introduce legislation to stop fracking companies causing earthquakes.
Environmental campaigners are counting on protesters and senior judges to protect hard-fought rights which they say are under threat from powerful and wealthy onshore oil and gas companies.
Two environmental campaigners who challenged Ineos’ injunction against shale gas protests have won the right to go to the Court of Appeal.