Within the past hour, the workover rig at Angus Energy’s site at Brockham oil site near Dorking in Surrey has been taken down.
Councillors in Nottinghamshire have delayed their decision on the first planning application for shale gas exploration in the county after being warned approval could allow illegal actions to be carried out on the site.
A new pro-shale group in Lancashire, part-funded by the onshore gas industry, launched yesterday in Blackpool. Lancashire for Shale called on local and national decision-makers to get behind onshore natural gas development in the county. The group said it was made up of local businesses and residents who […]
The government has been accused of attacking democracy and privately contradicting public statements, following publication at the weekend of a leaked letter on fracking policy.
A decision on Third Energy’s plan to frack at Kirby Misperton is unlikely to be made until at least February next year after North Yorkshire planners raised more concerns about the application.
Ten residents of the West Sussex village of Balcombe have demanded their names be removed from the latest report of the Task Force on Shale Gas because they say it looks as if they endorse the conclusions.
The government has instructed local councils and the police to do more to stop protest camps, including those against oil and gas operations.
Campaigners opposed to Cuadrilla’s exploration site at Balcombe joined opponents of fracking from across the UK in writing a letter of protest to David Cameron. The letter included the views of people from areas being targeted by companies which want to exploit unconventional oil and gas. One section […]