The risk of earthquakes from well operations such as acidisation, water reinjection and pressure release should be controlled in the same way as fracking, a parliamentary meeting heard today.
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This month could see the start of horizontal drilling at the IGas site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire and the spudding of Rathlin Energy’s second well at West Newton. The Court of Appeal is due to hand down its ruling on a challenge to the Ineos injunction and […]
Events in April 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
Two anti-fracking campaigners locked themselves together this morning outside the IGas site at Springs Road in north Nottinghamshire.
Two-thirds of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well was not fracked during a nine-week operation last autumn, according to reports that the company, Cuadrilla, tried to keep secret.
This post has live updates from the parliamentary debate on government proposals to fast track fracking plans.
IGas has confirmed its first shale gas well at Springs Road in north Nottinghamshire has reached its total depth of 3,500 metres and encountered all three targets.