UK oil and gas companies are regularly breaching regulation of their operations with little consequence, new research published today concludes.
Live news updates: Rotherham councillors vote unanimously against INEOS shale gas plans for Woodsetts
Live updates on the Rotherham Borough Council meeting discussing the INEOS planning application for a shale gas well at Woodsetts.
Councillors are being recommended to approve plans to produce gas at a site in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, despite predicted harm to the landscape and in breach of several planning policies.
Plans by Third Energy to frack an existing well near the North Yorkshire village of Kirby Misperton have been recommended for approval.
With the end of the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry yesterday, attention now turns to the report of the inspector, Wendy McKay.
Gloucestershire councillors are to call on the government to ban fracking in their county.
Earlier today, Lancashire County Council planners recommended approval of Cuadrilla’s application to frack at Preston New Road in the Fylde. Drill Or Drop has been looking at the planners’ report to find out how they came up with this recommendation and what conditions they think should be imposed […]