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.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has begun returning its Becconsall site in Lancashire to farmland after the county council refused another extension of planning permission.
Shares in UK Oil and Gas dropped by more than 35% this afternoon following the company’s announcement of possible formation damage at its Broadford Bridge oil exploration well and the prospect of drilling another sidetrack.
Third Energy seeks to extend consent for gas pipeline – campaigners fear it is not “fit for purpose”
The fracking company Third Energy is seeking to extend planning permission for a gas pipeline, which campaigners say is potentially unsafe.
Another eviction began early this morning to remove anti-drilling campaigners who occupied the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport. The final campaigners were removed at 5.45pm.
At about 4.30 this morning, campaigners said they occupied the so-called “Gatwick Gusher” oil site at Horse Hill in Surrey.
Council officers are investigating complaints of Sunday working at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.
Councillors in Surrey approved plans this afternoon for another two wells at the Horse Hill oil exploration site near Gatwick Airport.