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.
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.
Cuadrilla’s plans mean wellpads 3km apart and practically every metre of the Fylde fracked, say campaigners
Opponents of fracking in Lancashire have published a map, which they say shows what the area would look like if Cuadrilla built its planned number of shale gas wellpads.