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.
Egdon Resources has announced plans for seven new oil and gas wells over the next year. Four of the wells are in Lincolnshire and have planning permission. Another, near Dorking in Surrey, also has approval after the company’s partner, Europa, won a planning appeal.
DrillOrDrop is compiling a list of current planning applications for fracking and conventional oil and gas operations. And we’re asking for your help to ensure the list is comprehensive and up-to-date.
The Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust (JRRT) has awarded a grant to DrillOrDrop to report on planning decisions for fracking and conventional oil and gas planning applications.
Shale gas could help the UK move to a low carbon economy, according to an industry-funded panel.
North Yorkshire County Council is being urged to postpone its decision this morning on plans for monitoring boreholes around Third Energy’s proposed fracking site in Ryedale.
The latest government information shows five onshore oil and gas wells were completed in the UK in first half of 2015. This is two fewer than for the same time last year and four down on 2013.