Check here for live updates on the eviction of Upton Community Protection Camp at the IGas Duttons Lane site near Chester. The company had been given permission to evict the camp from the afternoon of 4th December 2015. Campaigners at the camp have said they will resist attempts […]
Coal bed methane exploitation in north Shropshire now looks unlikely after it emerged that geologists working for IGas came to the same conclusion as an anti-fracking group – that it is not commercially viable.
The site for a proposed coal bed methane exploration borehole at Bryntywod near Llangyfelach, photographed this morning during a visit by members of Swansea Council’s planning committee.
Third Energy application to frack at Kirby Misperton Councillors in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire agreed last night to delay making a recommendation on Third Energy’s plans to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton.
Anti-fracking protesters have been ordered to leave their camp on land at near Chester that is earmarked as an IGas coal bed methane site.
Councillors in Trafford voted tonight to approve plans by IGas that could lead to 25 years of coal bed methane production from a site next to M60 in Davyhulme.
Trafford council planners are recommending approval of IGas’s proposed coal bed methane site next to the Davyhulme water treatment works.
Dart Energy has dropped its appeal over plans to drill for coal bed methane near Ellesmere in Shropshire. The company’s owners, IGas, also announced today it was abandoning the site. Local campaigners have welcomed the decision. Frack Free Dudleston said this afternoon it was “delighted” with the news.
Dart Energy’s trouble-hit plans to test drill for coal bed methane at Dudleston Heath in Shropshire now look doomed. The licence giving access to the proposed site at Brooklands Farm has lapsed and campaigners who blockaded the entrance have begun dismantling their protection camp. The local opposition group, […]
Anti-drilling campaigners say they are “staggered” to discover that the UK’s first coal bed methane production site operates legally without environmental permits. They say this calls into question government statements that the regulation of the oil and gas industry is “gold standard”.