A community group has given notice that it is planning a legal challenge to the extension of an oil and gas exploration licence in West Sussex.
Top stories in this Fracking Week in Politics: Government statements on the Committee on Climate Change report on shale gas Roger Godsiff on local views and Cuadrilla’s Lancashire appeals Callum McCaig on Freedom of Information and commercial sensitivity Chris Matheson on “back-door” tax breaks for fracking Lord Maude on speeding up […]
Oil and gas companies have given up 14 UK onshore exploration licences, according to information released by the government today. In 17 licence areas, the government has allowed companies more time to carry out exploration. And in another 16 there are new agreements to drill, frack or carry […]
The government has agreed to two more changes to the terms covering oil exploration licences in Surrey and West Sussex, according to UK Oil & Gas Investments, the company behind the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick.
Opponents of fracking throughout Sussex have written to the government objecting to any extension of an oil exploration licence recently bought by one of the companies behind the Horse Hill well near Gatwick.
Updated: Cuadrilla says government rule change means it will keep most of Lancashire exploration licence
Cuadrilla has confirmed that it will not be returning 50% of the area of its exploration licence in Lancashire as had been expected when the first term expires at the end of this month.
Leading figures from the industry seeking to explore for shale gas are gathering in Liverpool this week for a two-day conference.
A former climate diplomat has accused the government of treating people with deception and cynicism over the regulation of fracking.
DrillOrDrop has been looking in more detail at the information on new oil and gas licences released by the Oil and Gas Authority yesterday. 112 wells planned in new licence areas England is likely to see at least 112 oil and gas wells drilled in newly licensed areas […]
Plans to test the Horse Hill exploratory oil well near Gatwick Airport came a step closer this week.