A legal agreement required for final planning consent at Nottinghamshire’s first shale gas site has been delayed for another month.
The last excavator was moved off Rathlin Energy’s Crawberry Hill drilling site in East Yorkshire this afternoon. All the cabins have now gone and a small tarmac access to the field is all that remains of the site, where a well was sunk in 2013.
The Planning Inspectorate announced today it has granted permission for monitoring and site restoration at the Grange Hill exploration site near Singleton in Lancashire. But it has refused the company’s application for costs.
Traffic has become one of the most contentious issues in planning decisions for onshore oil and gas. Recently, it was behind the refusals of permission for fracking at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire and a conventional well between the West Sussex villages of Kirdford and Wisborough Green. It was […]
Rathlin Energy has applied to extend the planning permission at its West Newton A wellsite in Holderness for another three years. The company has already drilled one well at the site on Fosham Lane and has permission for a second. But planning consent expires in March 2016. The […]