Altcar Moss, Lancashire

Aurora Resources submitted a scoping request to drill and frack two wells near the village of Great Altcar. Local people questioned the company’s statements on the likely impacts on wildlife (DrillOrDrop). Tesla Exploration carried out seismic testing for Aurora Energy Resources during July and August 2016. There have been local protests and complaints about the tests. DrillOrDrop reports here and here. On 1 July 2016, the OGA announced a two-year extension to initial term of PEDL164 to June 2018.