Guest post by Kathryn McWhirter Tomorrow (11 January 2017), North Lincolnshire Council is expected to decide on a plans for oil production at Egdon’s site at Wressle, near Scunthorpe. The application includes proposals for the little-discussed process of acidisation.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of likely action in the next year for onshore oil and gas sites, applications, legal challenges and company operations. Please let us know if information in this post is missing, inaccurate or out-of-date. We want to make this as complete and accurate as possible. Contact here.
Planners in the South Downs have demanded more information on the effects of plans to drill new wells and produce oil for 20 years.
DrillorDrop’s digest of November’s news about fracking, shale, onshore oil and gas developments and campaigns in the UK and around the world.
Conservative-led Portsmouth City Council has voted unanimously to object to 20-year plans to drill for oil in the South Downs National Park.
Members of the South Downs National Park Authority have called for stricter controls on how oil could be produced in future.
The Environment Agency has objected to plans for 20 years of oil production at Markwells Wood in the South Downs National Park because of concerns about pollution of the chalk aquifer.