This post has news updates from the second day of the public inquiry into Egdon Resources’ plans for 15 years of oil and gas production at its site at Wressle in north Lincolnshire.
Edgon Resources confirmed this afternoon it had begun drilling its oil exploration well at Biscathorpe, near Louth in Lincolnshire.
Rain failed to stop opponents of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Roseacre Wood from gathering for a rally outside the re-opened inquiry this morning.
Breaking: N Lincs councillors refuse Wressle oil production for 2nd time – campaigners “surprised and delighted”
The planning committee of North Lincolnshire Council voted this afternoon against plans for oil production at Egdon Resource’s Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
UKOG boss expects oil answers on Broadford Bridge in weeks but questions keep coming from local opponents
Exploration company UKOG should know within three weeks whether there is oil under a large part of the Weald.
A company supplying fuel to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire has announced it is pulling out of the contract.
Within the past hour, the workover rig at Angus Energy’s site at Brockham oil site near Dorking in Surrey has been taken down.
DrillorDrop’s digest of November’s news about fracking, shale, onshore oil and gas developments and campaigns in the UK and around the world.
People opposed to fracking demonstrated today outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool to protest at the go-ahead for exploration.
Opponents of fracking have accused a parliamentary group on shale gas regulation of being biased in favour of the industry and failing to reflect the views of communities that might be affected.