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.
The government has been asked what assessment it has made of the decision by Aurora Energy Resources to drop its plans to frack near Formby in Lancashire.
A campaign group is seeking to overturn council coronavirus arrangements which they say deny them the right to speak in person at a meeting to decide major plans to frack near Formby.
Angus Energy announced this morning it expected to submit a planning application next week for onsite gas processing at its Saltfleetby field in Lincolnshire.
Angus Energy reported this morning it has withdrawn a planning application to test its oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex.
Shares in Angus Energy rose this morning as the company announced it had taken out a £1.4m loan with a property company.
Decisions on plans for Balcombe and Broadford Bridge oil sites in West Sussex will be delayed because of the Covid-19 virus.
Proposals to test the Balcombe oil well in West Sussex would compromise the protected landscape of the High Weald, council planners said today.
The Environment Agency has objected to plans to drill for oil in Dorset because there was no assessment of the risk to water.
The assessment of earthquake risk from fracking at a proposed shale gas site in Lancashire is superficial, outdated and not justified, experts have concluded.