Complex geology in one of the UK’s leading shale gas regions places a major constraint on exploration and production, scientists have concluded.
One of the UK’s leading seismologists says more shale gas wells must be fracked to assess the risk from tremors.
UK shale gas reserves may be “markedly lower than previously thought”, according to research published today.
Eric Walton has been photographing the IGas shale gas site at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire since construction work began in spring 2018.
IGas has confirmed that restoration is now underway at its first shale gas site in the East Midlands.
IGas said results from its Springs Road exploration well in Nottinghamshire were “highly encouraging” and a “step forward for shale gas development in the east midlands”.
Policing at two IGas shale gas sites in Nottinghamshire has cost nearly a million pounds, campaigners have revealed.
IGas has confirmed its first shale gas well at Springs Road in north Nottinghamshire has reached its total depth of 3,500 metres and encountered all three targets.
IGas told shareholders this morning it was making plans to restore the Tinker Lane site in north Nottinghamshire after drilling failed to find the Bowland shale.
Drone pictures of IGas’s Misson Springs shale gas site in north Nottinghamshire show that the drilling rig and other equipment has now been installed.