The company behind oil production at Markwells Wood in the South Downs has scaled back its plans following concerns about pollution to drinking water.
BGS admits mistake over claim that Cheshire fracking research centre was chosen after public consultation
The British Geological Survey has apologised after stating in a press release that Ince Marshes in Cheshire had been chosen as the site of a geological research centre after a consultation with local residents.
In this week’s listings Public inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for oil production at Wressle near Scunthorpe; Woodsetts planning application objection drop-in; Elton application awareness meeting; Big Noise Against Fracking rally; Know your rights training.
Updated 26 October 2017 with statement from Oil & Gas Authority and 17 November 2017 with document released by Surrey County Council Angus Energy has announced it will submit a planning application for a disputed oil well drilled in January this year.
The company preparing to frack for shale gas in Lancashire announced this morning it was applying for planning permission to test the flow of oil in its exploration well in West Sussex.
Flow testing for oil at the Broadford Bridge exploration site is now underway, UK Oil & Gas plc announced this afternoon.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam were among a group who presented West Sussex County Council with a giant postcard today objecting to plans to allow more time for oil exploration at a site near Billingshurst.