Helen Savage responds to government support for fracking from the West Sussex village of Balcombe, scene of anti-fracking protests in summer 2013.
Rathlin Energy’s plans for expansion and production at its West Newton-A site have been published online.
Rathlin Energy has said it will reduce the daily number of tankers visiting its proposed oil production site in East Yorkshire, in response to public concerns.
Proposals to drill four more production wells at the Horse Hill oil site, near Gatwick Airport, have been supported by Surrey County Council planners.
Anti-fracking campaigners have accused Cuadrilla of leaving local people “in the dark” as more equipment was removed off the company’s Preston New Road site this week.
People can now comment on new details of plans to produce oil for 20 years at Markwells Wood in the South Downs National Park.
The oil and chemicals firm INEOS has revealed details of what could be its first shale gas site in the UK.
Planning officers at North Lincolnshire Council have recommended approval of plans to produce oil for 15 years at Egdon Resources’ Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Plans by Europa Oil & Gas to explore for oil in woodland near the Surrey beauty spot of Leith Hill inched forward today but it will still be some time before drilling could start.
Plans for more drilling and testing at the exploratory oil site at Horse Hill, near Gatwick Airport, were published this morning.