Cuadrilla is seeking to raise the height of the rig and the volume of noise it can make at a Lancashire shale gas site next to an internationally-important bird reserve.
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.
“Illogical” planning condition delays restoration of Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site for one year
A Cuadrilla shale gas site, next to an internationally important bird reserve, will not be returned to farmland for another year because of the way planning conditions were written.
People living near a proposed oil production site in the South Downs National Park voted almost unanimously last night against the scheme.
Planners have recommended approval of the first shale gas exploration plans in Nottinghamshire.
Work on new exploratory gas wells in East Yorkshire could begin later this year after the Environment Agency announced it had granted Rathlin Energy a permit for its new site at West Newton.
The companies behind the Horse Hill oil well in Surrey, nick-named the Gatwick Gusher, announced details today of its plans for two new wells and more testing at the site.
On Friday (20 May) councillors in North Yorkshire will meet to decide whether to approve what could be the UK’s first fracked shale gas well for more than five years.
The Environment Agency announced this afternoon it has granted permits to Third Energy to allow it to frack for shale gas at the KM8 well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.