A government department has refused to release reports by planning inspectors on two public inquiries into shale gas schemes in England.
Official documents confirm that an Ineos company has been awarded permits to drill the Texas shale.
The government has delayed the result of the planning appeal over Ineos shale gas plans in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
DrillOrDrop’s listing of events about UK onshore oil and gas and campaigns.
The new Conservative MP for the Rother Valley in south Yorkshire is calling on the government to extend its moratorium on fracking to include drilling for shale gas.
Decisions on shale gas schemes at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire and Woodsetts in South Yorkshire will be issued within the next three months, the Planning Inspectorate has announced.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the possible action on UK fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2020.
2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
The shale gas company, Ineos, has installed new protest injunction notices at its proposed exploration site at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.
Ineos plans to drill for shale gas in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts are to be decided by the local government secretary, James Brokenshire.