Local authorities in England have been given new powers from tomorrow to hold meetings, including planning committees, by video or telephone conferencing.
Frack Free Isle of Wight has welcomed news that the island’s council has halted all planning decisions during the covid-19 outbreak.
Production from the Wressle oil site near Scunthorpe will break even at $17.62 a barrel, the operator, Egdon Resources, has said. In an update, the company’s managing director, Mark Abbott, said: “Our modelling shows that the Wressle development is economically robust at and below the current oil price […]
Proposals to test the Balcombe oil well in West Sussex would compromise the protected landscape of the High Weald, council planners said today.
Ineos has withdrawn the long-running planning application for coalbed methane extraction at Airth in Falkirk. Opponents of the scheme for 22 new wells and 14 new sites described the decision as “fantastic news”.
Plans for an alternative access to UKOG’s proposed oil and gas site at Dunsfold in Surrey have been withdrawn.
The decision on Angus Energy’s planning application for an extended well test at Balcombe will not now be made this month.