Doe Green, Cheshire

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Ineos site at Doe Green

Key facts

Address: Doe Green Coal Bed Methane Facility, Farnworth Road, Penketh, Warrington, Cheshire WA5 2TU

Planning applications: See timeline

Operator: Ineos

PEDL145

Status: Gas production

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Timeline

Last updated 29 January 2019

13 January 2017

Environment begins public consultation on environmental permit application for coal bed methane production Details 

April 2016

Ineos Shale takes over operations from IGas

4 November 2014

Doe Green described as a pilot site which covers only its costs, producing enough methane to generate electricity for around 1,200 homes.

10 October 2011

Doe Green 4 spudded

27 September 2011

Doe Green 3S spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

19 September 2011

Doe Green 3T spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

9 September 2011

Doe Green 3U spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

4 September 2011

Doe Green 3V spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

27 August 2011

Doe Green 3W spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

24 August 2011

Doe Green 3X spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

17 August 2011

Doe Green 3Y spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

3 August 2011

Doe Green 3Z spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

16 July 2011

Doe Green 3 spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

18 November 2010

Permission 010/16949 to drill two additional boreholes for coal bed methane appraisal and production

June 2009

Gas production and electricity production begins

15 October 2008

Permission 2008/13295 to install generator sets, control equipment and sub-station

14 January 2008

Doe Green 2Y spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

15 December 2006

Doe Green 2Z spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

24 November 2006

Doe Green 2 spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

20 October 2006

Doe Green 1 spudded. Source: Public Wellbore Search

25 August 2006

Permission 2006/08565 granted to vary conditions on planning permission 99/40507

2006

Site construction begins

22 February 2005

Permission 2005/04905 granted to extend period for commencement of coal bed methane well to  31 May 2007.

31 May 2000

Permission 99/40507 for alternative HGV access

25 September 1996

Permission 96/35340 for construction of a gas well site, exploratory borehole and appraisal.


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