The government has made changes to national planning policy on onshore oil and gas even though most of the people who took part in a consultation disagreed with them.
The latest application by Egdon Resources for the Wressle oil site near Scunthorpe has been published on the North Lincolnshire Council website. But a key document – one of the location plans – is for a site about 100 miles away.
Cuadrilla said this morning it had finished drilling the UK’s second horizontal shale gas well and would soon prepare for hydraulic fracturing at the site in Lancashire. The announcement coincided with news that a hose pipe ban for residents in the county would begin on 5 August.
The government has been urged to delay a final decision on fracking near Blackpool because of local concerns about a lack of information on plans to deal with an emergency.
60+ events in April 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas Start of 13-week United Resistance campaign against Cuadrilla’s operation in Lancashire Public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood plans; Rally outside the opening of the Roseacre inquiry; Public inquiry on INEOS’s Bramleymoor Lan plans; Decision on […]
In this week’s listings: Hydrocarbon day at Examination in Public of North Yorkshire Minerals Plan; Green Party co-leader, Jonathan Bartley, and Ecotricity founder, Dale Vince, visit Preston New Road; Plaque unveiled to remember last year’s 120-mile No Fracking Way; Presentation of 100,000+ signature petition against drilling near Leith Hill; […]
109 70+ events in March 2018 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas. Robin Hood vs Fracking workshops and parades; Decision day on INEOS Woodsetts application; Oil and gas day at examination of North Yorkshire minerals plan Tours of south east England drilling sites; Anti-fracking beach litter […]
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.