The councillor responsible for environmental issues on the Isle of Wight has come out against plans to drill for oil, due to be decided tomorrow.
Proposals by Rathlin Energy for 20 years of oil production and six new wells at its West Newton-A site in East Yorkshire have been supported by council officials.
IGas confirmed this morning it had submitted planning applications for two hydrogen schemes at gas sites in Surrey.
Nottinghamshire planners are recommending IGas should be given three more years to evaluate shale gas at a site near the village of Misson.
Planners in Lincolnshire have said an oil company has failed to prove that its proposals for drilling and production in a protected landscape are in the national interest.
The local government secretary is to be asked to decide whether an extensive environmental study is needed for expansion and production proposals at an oil site north of Hull.
A woman living near a proposed gas exploration site in Surrey is challenging the developer’s claims that it will support efforts to tackle climate change.
Surrey planners are recommending approval of plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for gas near Dunsfold when the proposal is considered a second time next week.
Plans for new drilling and long-term oil production at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey cleared another hurdle today.
A revised planning application for an extended well test at the Balcombe oil exploration site in West Sussex is due to be submitted within a week, operator Angus Energy said today.