A member on Cheshire West and Chester Council is calling for a local referendum on plans by INEOS to frack for shale gas in her area.
The most successful company in last year’s oil and gas licence round has set out a timetable for its plans to frack in three regions of England. INEOS Shale announced seismic surveying would be carried out this summer and planning applications submitted later in the year.
INEOS is promoting its view of the benefits of shale gas to parish and town councils in its English exploration areas at a series of daytime meetings next month. Opponents of the company’s activities have described the meetings as a “sham consultation” and “a slick PR exercise”. They […]
Our digest of February’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them
IGas is at the centre of disputes with the authorities in two areas where it has licences to explore for gas.
The Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire is demanding IGas pay the costs of the operation to evict a protest camp from its exploratory gas site at Upton.
Our update of the latest decisions on fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Anti-fracking motions on exploration licences in Trafford, Cheshire and Gloucestershire North Yorkshire minerals plan consultation closes and another delay to Kirby Misperton decision Recommendation on IGas plans for Nottinghamshire and debate […]
The Swiss-based chemicals company, INEOS, looks unlikely to commit to shale gas surveying in Scotland until it knows whether the country’s moratorium on fracking will be lifted. A senior executive told DrillOrDrop he expects the company’s shale business will concentrate next on Cheshire and other areas of England, […]