Councillors in Ryedale, North Yorkshire, have rejected proposals to employ a specialist to represent them at a hearing that will decide the area’s fracking policy for the next 20 years.
Cuadrilla has been allowed to change controls on fracking and flaring at its shale gas site near Blackpool.
Angus Energy’s Brockham oil site – currently in a dispute over planning permission – breached a condition of its environmental permit earlier this year, the Environment Agency has confirmed.
Councillors in Nottinghamshire have backed IGas’s plans for a second shale gas site in the county – but by a margin of just one vote.
The first bid for shale gas exploration in Derbyshire will not need a formal environmental impact assessment, the county council confirmed today.
Third Energy UK Gas Limited – the company behind fracking plans at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire – made a loss of £3.854m in 2015.
25+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in December 2016, including planning meetings, film screenings, training, presentations, a conference, court case of anti-fracking campaigner Tina Rothery and consultation deadlines. Also advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month.