Two years ago today, Ineos Upstream, the UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder, submitted its first formal plans for an exploration site.
The public inquiry into plans for long-term oil production at Egdon Resource’s Wressle site near Scunthorpe is to begin on 5 November 2019.
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at a second site near Blackpool were celebrating this afternoon at the government’s decision to refuse permission. Full Details
Cuadrilla issued a statement this afternoon in response to the decision by the local government secretary, James Brokenshire, to refuse permission for the company’s drilling and fracking plans at Roseacre Wood, near Blackpool. Full details
Egdon Resources has won an appeal over the right to operate its Wressle wellsite for another year.
Plans by IGas to test the flow of gas at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire risk the health of people living nearby, campaigners will argue later this month.
Campaigners in Cheshire have taken the next step in their fight against gas production in Ellesmere Port.