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.
North Yorkshire county councillors meet tomorrow morning (Friday 20 May) and on Monday next week to decide on Third Energy’s planning application to frack at Kirby Misperton. Here’s our guide to the meeting, the plan and the issues.
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In a statement issued tonight Rasik Valand, Chief Executive of Third Energy, said:
Costs of dealing with waste water from fracking could be significant and make shale exploitation uneconomic in the UK, according to leading academics.
Our digest of April’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them. Including: Support for shale gas falls to record low in on-going government survey Shale gas bosses gather in Scarborough to promote fracking in Yorkshire while protesters draw a symbolic line […]
Three weeks today could see the approval of the first shale gas well to be fracked in the UK since 2011.