Barton Moss, Salford

Barton Moss 18022014

Delivery to Barton Moss 18 February 2014

Key facts

Address: Land to the east of M62, north of Barton Moss, Irlam, Salford

Application: 10/58590/FUL

Operator: Ineos Upstream (also known as Ineos Shale)

Licence: PEDL193

Status: Well and sidetrack drilled, currently suspended


12 February 2016

Publication of Keep Moving, a report on policing at Barton Moss Community Protection Camp. Link

8 February 2016

Environmental permit transferred to Ineos Upstream. Details

11 January 2016

Application to transfer environmental permit to Ineos Upstream. Details

December 2014

By this date, the cost of the Barton Moss policing operation had reached £1.7m and resulted in 231 arrests. There were 77 formal complaints against Greater Manchester Police.

18 April 2014

Barton Moss Community Protection Camp disbanded

13 April 2014

Anti-fracking campaigners hold party to mark end of Barton Moss protection camp. Details

3 March 2014

Irlam-1Z well spudded

10 January 2014

Irlam-1 well spudded

27 November 2013

Barton Moss Community Protection Camp established

20 November 2013

Environment Agency grants mining waste permit

16 September 2013

Application to Environment Agency for mining waste permit

17 June 2010

Salford City Council approves application 10/58590/FUL for two coal bed methane exploration

2 February 2010

Nexen Exploration UK submits application to Salford City Council for two coal bed methane exploration boreholes

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