The decision to refuse planning permission for oil and gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been ruled invalid following problems during a “remote” council meeting.
Oil and gas companies have been warned by their regulator to stop “navel gazing” and do much more to solve the challenges of climate change.
The shale gas industry was warned today it must tackle the problem of who pays for decommissioning if the operator goes out of business.
Two-thirds of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well was not fracked during a nine-week operation last autumn, according to reports that the company, Cuadrilla, tried to keep secret.
Angus Energy to seek permission for 2-year well test at Balcombe – resident says it is running away from problems
Angus Energy announced this afternoon it was seeking permission for a 24-month extended production test at its Balcombe oil exploration well in West Sussex.