The energy minister has confirmed that a small-scale form of fracking, planned for a site in Lincolnshire, is not covered by the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
A key document needed to allow small-scale fracking at Wressle in north Lincolnshire has not yet been approved.
A workover rig has been delivered to Egdon Resources’ Wressle oil site in North Lincolnshire to prepare the well for production.
Union Jack Oil announced this morning it is to lend £1m to Egdon Resources, the operator of the Wressle oil site in north Lincolnshire.
The operator of the Wressle oil site near Scunthorpe has confirmed it no longer plans to use acidisation to improve production.
This post has updates from the start of a public inquiry in Scunthorpe into plans by Egdon Resources to produce oil for 15 years at its site nearby at Wressle.
A public inquiry which opens tomorrow into oil plans in north Lincolnshire could see the first examination of the government moratorium on fracking.
This post has live updates from the meeting of North Lincolnshire Council discussing Egdon Resources’ proposal for long-term oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Oil production plans for Wressle include new measures to protect water supplies and keep small-scale hydraulic fracturing
The latest planning application for oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe overcomes the objections raised by a government planning inspector, Egdon Resources has said.
Live updates from day 5 of the public inquiry into plans by Egdon Resources to produce oil from its site at Wressle in Lincolnshire. Today’s session is expected to hear the cross-examination of Egdon’s planning witness, Paul Foster. Egdon is appealing against refusals of planning permission by North Lincolnshire […]