IGas told shareholders this morning it was making plans to restore the Tinker Lane site in north Nottinghamshire after drilling failed to find the Bowland shale.
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UK fracking tremor rules “absurd and unworkable”, says Ineos – campaigners accuse company of “aggressive and misinformed attack”
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder has accused the government of “shutting down shale by the backdoor” with rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.
Angus Energy announced this morning that part of the target Kimmeridge oil interval at its well at Brockham in Surrey is producing water.
Drilling is now underway at Biscathorpe, Misson and West Newton – and what will happen this month at Preston New Road and Tinker Lane? Also in February, the inquiry reconvenes into IGas testing plans at Ellesmere Port.
The government is to provide £4.3m towards the cost of policing anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site, Lancashire’s police and crime commissioner confirmed this afternoon.
Keith Taylor MEP (second left) with opponents of oil drilling at the Horse Hill site near Horley. Photo: Office of Keith Taylor MEP Events in February 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
The exploration company behind failed plans to drill for oil near Leith Hill in the Surrey Hills has announced an annual loss of £2.88m. This is up from a loss of £721,000 in the previous 12 months.