Cuadrilla should be allowed to keep its long-standing Elswick gas production site, Lancashire planners said today, even though there’s been no extraction for more than seven years.
Broadford Bridge exploration site. Photo: Broadford Bridge Action Group Councillors in West Sussex have voted by 10-1 to allow another two years at the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge.
Egdon Resources is seeking to extend its planning consent for oil exploration at North Kelsey in Lincolnshire for another year.
Dunsfold residents have welcomed a county council vote to refuse plans to drill near their Surrey village.
This post has live news updates on the decision over proposals to explore for oil and gas near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.
Plans by IGas to drill and frack for shale gas on Ince Marshes in Cheshire appear to have been shelved.
A bid by UK Oil & Gas plc to extend the life of its site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex will now not be decided until at least July.
With the government announcement last week to postpone its decision on plans at IGas’s Ellesmere Port site in Cheshire, a member of Frack Free Upton reflects on, and celebrates, the local campaign against the onshore gas industry.
Operators of the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex are seeking a third extension of planning permission – this time to allow for drilling at other sites.