Councillors in Surrey have refused permission for a scheme to produce hydrogen at a gas site near Bletchingley.
Conservative-controlled Nottinghamshire County Council is looking at options to ensure IGas restores the Springs Road shale gas site at Misson.
IGas has revealed proposals for a new oil production site in Lincolnshire, which it says could extract 90,000 tonnes a year – but officials have said a detailed environmental study is not needed.
Council officials have recommended approval of major plans for production, drilling and extension at Rathlin Energy’s well site at West Newton-A.
Proposals by Rathlin Energy for 20 years of oil production and six new wells at its West Newton-A site in East Yorkshire have been supported by council officials.
County councillors in Surrey are being urged not to accept their officials’ assessment of the benefits of gas exploration near the village of Dunsfold.
Surrey planners are recommending approval of plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for gas near Dunsfold when the proposal is considered a second time next week.
Officials have supported plans by UK Oil & Gas for a new drilling site near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey despite opposition from local people and councils. A report published this evening has recommended the application be approved by the county council’s planning committee next week. It […]
Scottish government officials are suggesting that an inquiry into drilling for coal bed methane that closed six years ago should re-open.
Guest weekend long read: Lancashire Police tipped off benefit officials about disabled anti-fracking protesters
In this guest post, John Pring, of the Disability News Service, reports on how Lancashire police sent information to a government department about disabled anti-fracking protesters. He also investigates accusations that the force repeatedly targeted vulnerable people at protests.