The Environment Agency has defended the way it approved changes to the rules governing an oil site in East Yorkshire.
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Two UK onshore companies announced today they were temporarily shutting-in some sites to cut production following falling oil and gas prices
Important sections of the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have been abandoned.
After seven years of promoting fracking, Conservative ministers have withdrawn their support and blocked the prospects of a shale gas industry.
Cuadrilla fracked just seven times at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool last month before inducing a record-breaking earth tremor.
Rathlin Energy has suspended the extended well test at its West Newton well site in East Yorkshire – just a week after the start.
Proposals to drill exploratory oil and gas wells near Dunsfold in Surrey have been published – but there are already calls for the application to be put on hold because of inconsistencies in the information.
Kimmeridge Oil & Gas has given formal notice that it is seeking to extend the planning permissions at its exploration site at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst.