June 2018 sees the opening of the inquiry into the Ineos scheme to explore for shale gas in the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane, plus plans for a blockade of Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has recorded an annual profit for the first time following a multi-million dollar payment from partner, Centrica.
IGas declared a profit of £15.5m in 2017, after two previous years of loss.
The company behind plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire released its long-awaited 2016 accounts this morning, declaring a loss of £3.405m.
Keep up with the news with DrillOrDrop’s February 2018 digest of headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
Updated: Minister delays fracking decision at Kirby Misperton until Third Energy submits its overdue accounts
The government is delaying a decision on Third Energy’s fracking plans at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire until the company has filed its latest accounts.
Council agrees £160,000 restoration fund for Kirby Misperton fracking site – “deeply worrying” say campaigners
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack in North Yorkshire have criticised a site restoration fund as inadequate.