Proposals for an underground observatory in north Cheshire, predicted to provide the “most comprehensive geological data” in the world, have been published online and are open for comments.
Updated 13 September 2018 Angus Energy is now expected to begin a long-awaited flow test of the oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex in the last week of September. But this date depends on the company meeting conditions set by the Environment Agency.
Security guards and specialist rescue staff worked through the night to remove campaigners from a protest camp near the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.
Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the Government to reconsider its decision to contribute only 20% of the cost so far in policing anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Opponents of fracking at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire say they are to begin packing up a camp outside the village.
Angus Energy has said it expects to test its newly-acquired well at Balcombe in West Sussex, before turning to Brockham in Surrey.
Council officers are investigating complaints of Sunday working at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.