Oil and gas companies operating more than 40 onshore oil and gas licences face losing at least part of their acreage at the end of this month.
The public consultation on plans by IGas to explore for shale gas at a second site in north Nottinghamshire is now open. Tomorrow (Saturday 4 June 2016) there is an information day about the proposals for the site at Tinker Lane, organised by the local community liaison group.
In the past few minutes, the Scottish Parliament has voted in favour of a ban on fracking.
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Councillors and anti-fracking groups are planning a series of meetings in Sefton and West Lancashire in response to plans by the oil and gas company, Aurora Energy Resources, to carry out 3D seismic surveying.
IGas gave details today of its shale gas plans for the next year, along with conventional drilling in a national park.
a The Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire is being urged to consult local people about protection for the rights to protest against fracking.
The gas industry welcomed the approval this evening for what could be the first fracked well in the UK since 2011 but it was careful not to appear celebratory. Ken Cronin, of the industry group, UKOOG, (pictured right) said: “It is not a precedent. It is a continuation. […]
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A senior figure in IGas gave an insight this morning into how the shale gas industry sees communities in different areas across England.