In this guest post, campaigner and researcher Ben Dean investigates official orders to decommission gas wells in North Yorkshire.
The regulator of the oil and gas industry has no power to secure decommissioning of onshore sites, the High Court heard today.
There was a real risk that Third Energy might not be able to decommission its gas wells in North Yorkshire under new owners, the High Court was told today.
Third Energy Holdings Limited has announced it has sold its troubled onshore gas business, which includes well sites in North Yorkshire.
DrillOrDrop’s digest of October’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world.
Yesterday (29/10/2016) anti-fracking campaigners protested outside branches of Barclays against the bank’s investment in Third Energy, which has permission to frack for shale gas in North Yorkshire. The protests were part of a week of action, which saw more than 90 events against Barclays’ involvement in shale gas exploration […]
Bumper list of 40+ events this week about fracking and onshore oil and gas, including: nationwide protests against investment in Third Energy by Barclays Bank, plus public meetings, consultation deadlines, film screenings and continuation of Upton eviction trial.
Friends of the Earth says 7,000 people have supported its ongoing action against funding by Barclays Bank for a company that wants to frack in North Yorkshire.
With just a fortnight left for comments on Third Energy’s fracking application in North Yorkshire, campaigning in favour and against is intensifying.