Gas driller freezes plans in rural Britain after fracking protests

Reuters: Oil exploration at a site in rural England that sparked anti-fracking protests two weeks ago will be put on hold later this month and reconsidered next year with the freeze hailed a "cautious victory" by campaigners. Shale gas driller Cuadrilla Resources on Tuesday withdrew an application to extend drilling and horizontal well testing at a site near Balcombe village in West Sussex beyond September 28 when its current permit expires and said it would submit new plans. The new application for......

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