UK Oil & Gas confirmed today it had more time to drill in two southern England exploration licences, where no work has yet been carried out.
People have been excluded from a public consultation over fracking chemicals by the use of technical language, an industrial chemist has complained.
A dozen onshore oil and gas licences, including one in Scotland, have been extended even though the operators have not met commitments to drill an exploration well.
Last year campaigner Ben Dean brought a legal challenge against the Oil & Gas Authority, the body which issues exploration licences to drilling companies on behalf of the government. He argued that the OGA had made unlawful changes to a licence for the area near Chester where he […]
The government has agreed to two more changes to the terms covering oil exploration licences in Surrey and West Sussex, according to UK Oil & Gas Investments, the company behind the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick.
Opponents of fracking throughout Sussex have written to the government objecting to any extension of an oil exploration licence recently bought by one of the companies behind the Horse Hill well near Gatwick.
Opponents of fracking rang bells and alarm clocks at mid-day today in a symbolic protest to mark the fifth anniversary of the earthquake linked to fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preese Hall shale gas well in Lancashire.