The oil company, Europa has applied to extend the protest injunction at its exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Government shale gas planning changes a “sad blow to public engagement” – Conservative council leader
The leader of Conservative-controlled Derbyshire County Council has said government plans designed to fast-track shale gas will cut local authorities out of decisions with the biggest impact on communities.
Opponents of an unauthorised oil well drilled at Brockham in Surrey were visibly shocked by a vote to grant retrospective planning permission today.
Europa Oil and Gas is seeking more time to drill and test a well at its exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Planners in the South Downs National Park have issued a second order to UK Oil and Gas to restore its site at Markwells Wood within six months.
Ineos injunction A date has been set for a hearing at the Court of Appeal for legal challenges to the injunction granted to Ineos Upstream outlawing protests against shale gas developments.
Ineos has announced it plans to submit a new application for shale gas exploration in the South Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.