Members of the Scottish Parliament have backed an indefinite moratorium on fracking and unconventional oil and gas.
Councillors in Surrey approved plans this afternoon for another two wells at the Horse Hill oil exploration site near Gatwick Airport.
The first two shale gas exploration sites in Nottinghamshire got final approval this morning.
Councillors in Gloucestershire have supported a motion repeating their opposition to fracking in the county. They also condemned individual payments to people in fracking areas and calling for a review of Government policy on the issue.
DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world. InfraStrata puts Swanage gas drilling plans on hold SW Energy gives up Forest of Dean and Wiltshire gas exploration licences Nottinghamshire planners recommend approval of […]
People living near a proposed oil production site in the South Downs National Park voted almost unanimously last night against the scheme.
Third Energy said it would review the reasons given by Ryedale councillors who voted this evening against the company’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton.
In the past few minutes, councillors in Ryedale have voted against plans to frack near the village of Kirby Misperton. The district council ‘s planning committee recommended refusal of the scheme by Third Energy to frack its existing KM8 well. The vote was seven for, one abstention and […]
Gloucestershire councillors are to call on the government to ban fracking in their county.
Labour-led Swansea Council has voted overwhelmingly to take a stand against fracking. It is the fifth council in under a fortnight to criticise the process (details).