The Environment Agency has said it is considering granting a permit for oil exploration at the Bury Hill Wood site, near Leith Hill in Surrey. But before reaching a final decision, the organisation says it wants to consult the public.
A new planning application for oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe is expected by the end of April, one of the partners in the project has said.
Researchers at Edinburgh University have warned that cost of waste treatment and a shortage of specialist facilities could limit the development of fracking in the UK.
Fracking Week in Parliament Cuadrilla has been asked to address surface water management on its site at Preston New Road, as a priority, the Environment Minister wrote last week.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has applied to dispose of water which collects on its fracking site near Blackpool into a brook instead of removing it by tanker.
Cuadrilla has been allowed to change controls on fracking and flaring at its shale gas site near Blackpool.
In this week’s listings: Derbyshire debate on fracking and energy; Cuadrilla’s third live stream Q&A session on horizontal drilling at Lancashire site End of 750-mile anti-fracking campaigner’s cycle tour Buddhist monks bless water and air protectors at shale gas sites; Consultation deadline on Preston New Road permit.
The company waiting to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has received an official warning about operations at the site.
“Robust regulation not materialising”, say residents as Cuadrilla asked again to improve water management at Lancashire fracking site
Campaigners against Cuadrilla’s shale gas operations near Blackpool have accused regulators of “repeatedly failing” to take action against company breaches.
The company preparing to frack for shale gas in Lancashire announced this morning it was applying for planning permission to test the flow of oil in its exploration well in West Sussex.