The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has got three more years in which to seek consent for two new wells near Blackpool in Lancashire.
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Work on the oil site at Wressle, near Scunthorpe, is now underway, the operator, Egdon Resources, said this morning.
Reports from the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey this morning say protesters breached security and got into the compound at dawn, preventing the start of work.
The oil and gas company, Rathlin Energy, has confirmed that it has started work at its second site in East Yorkshire.
Images from Rathlin Energy’s new oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire suggest that site work is now underway.
Oil and gas companies have been given more time to carry out work in 10 English licence areas.
Britain’s biggest shale gas company told officials it needed more time to carry out agreed work on a drilling licence in Greater Manchester.
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Time is running out for UK onshore oil and gas companies that were awarded exploration licences in the most recent government licensing round.
Villagers have highlighted what they believe is the threat to five species of owl on land next to the IGas shale gas site at Misson, in north Nottinghamshire.