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.
The oil company, Egdon Resources, should get another three years to drill an exploration well at North Kelsey in Lincolnshire, planners have recommended.
The company waiting to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has received an official warning about operations at the site.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: More questions and some answers on fracking protests and counter-terrorism policing Shale gas revenues and a sovereign wealth fund
The Energy Minister Michael Fallon has welcomed the report by Public Health England on the impact of fracking on people’s health and the environment. The report, issued yesterday, said fracking was likely to be low risk but it called for good onsite management and appropriate regulation. Mr Fallon said: “I […]