Surrey County Council told the High Court today it had acted lawfully in granting consent for two decades of production at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport.
Opponents of fracking in Nottinghamshire have called for stricter planning controls on future shale gas development in the county.
The second meeting to decide whether to grant planning permission for gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been set for 27 November 2020.
A meeting to reconsider plans by UK Oil & Gas plc to drill at the village of Dunsfold in Surrey has been postponed for another month.
A campaigner’s legal challenge against oil production in Surrey has grown into a case to bring UK planning policy into line with climate change strategy.
An oil exploration site in Lincolnshire, where only limited work has been carried out since 2014, will be allowed to operate for another 16 months.
DrillOrDrop’s autumn diary of events in 2020 about the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
Angus Energy’s new plans to test for oil at its Balcombe site in West Sussex have been published.
Rathlin Energy has announced plans for two new exploration sites in East Yorkshire.
Vehicles visiting the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey were delayed for a second day by slow walking protests by environmental campaigners.