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.
This week’s diary features two conferences, a parliamentary meeting, a regulators’ drop-in event, discussion on a minerals plan, training, a debate, a walk and a consultation deadline.
Conservative-led Portsmouth City Council has voted unanimously to object to 20-year plans to drill for oil in the South Downs National Park.
The Environment Agency has objected to plans for 20 years of oil production at Markwells Wood in the South Downs National Park because of concerns about pollution of the chalk aquifer.
The head of one of the companies behind the Horse Hill oil well said today he was committed to giving local people a share of any production revenues.
People who want to comment on IGas plans to drill a shale gas exploration well near Blyth in north Nottinghamshire have an extra two weeks to take part in the public consultation.
A new strategy in West Sussex seeks to prevent almost all oil and gas development in the South Downs National Park and the county’s two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.