Britain’s biggest shale gas company told officials it needed more time to carry out agreed work on a drilling licence in Greater Manchester.
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Time is running out for UK onshore oil and gas companies that were awarded exploration licences in the most recent government licensing round.
Fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool, which began last week, has already been linked to 12 minor earth tremors.
IGas has given up an exploration licence south of Chester.
The Oil and Gas Authority has cleared the way for fracking at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Mole Valley District Council has called for local oil and gas operations to stop if they are implicated in the recent cluster of earthquakes in Surrey.
Europa Oil and Gas is seeking more time to drill and test a well at its exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey.