A survey out today has found that 80% of Conservative councillors in areas where fracking companies have a licence to explore for shale gas believe that planning applications should be required before drilling.
The Oil & Gas Authority has given details of where wells must be drilled by a group of companies that hold appraisal licences in England and Wales.
Europa Oil and Gas is seeking more time to drill and test a well at its exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey.
News reported by DrillOrDrop that the Scottish Government had extended an Ineos shale gas licence near Glasgow has disappointed campaigners. The licence, called PEDL162, reached the end of its initial exploration term at the of June 2018. To continue to the second, appraisal phase, the operator should have […]
An oil exploration licence in a remote part of the South Downs National Park has lapsed, it was confirmed this morning.
A dozen onshore oil and gas licences, including one in Scotland, have been extended even though the operators have not met commitments to drill an exploration well.
A new parliamentary group has called for evidence on how fracking could affect former coal mining areas.