Proposals to extend the life of a dormant oil site for a fourth time have been supported by West Sussex planners.
Council officials have supported plans for more oil production at a small site in the Surrey greenbelt, saying it would help meet a “growing demand” for hydrocarbons.
A group of backbench Conservatives has urged the government to ease the planning laws on shale gas schemes.
Oil company “U-turn” on burning waste gas could lose energy for up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners say
An oil company in Surrey is expected to get permission to dispose of waste gas that could have powered up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners said today.
Opponents of fracking for shale gas have dismissed comments made by IGas about the role of its Misson site in Nottinghamshire in solving the energy crisis.
Opponents of oil production in East Yorkshire are to make a last-minute bid to hold up this morning’s decision to approve.
The oil company, Egdon Resources, is to challenge today’s refusal of planning permission at its undeveloped North Kelsey site in Lincolnshire.
UK Oil & Gas is seeking to extend the life of its suspended Broadford Bridge exploration site in West Sussex for the fourth time.
A council which backed fracking nearly six years ago has adopted new planning rules that could restrict proposals for the controversial process.
DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in spring 2022 involving the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.