Any fracking at Third Energy’s well at Kirby Misperton could have to wait until the autumn, it emerged today.
The sound barrier at Third Energy’s would-be fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire came down today. This follows the withdrawal of other equipment over the past month.
Who should decide on fracking came under the spotlight on BBC Question Time from Blackpool last night.
INEOS has accused Derbyshire councillors of a “confused” decision based on politics not science after they opposed the company’s plans for a shale gas well.
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Egdon Resources announced today it was “fully committed” to its oil well at Wressle near Scunthorpe and would submit new planning applications to develop the site.
Updated: Local people should have greater say in decisions – Government response on shale wealth fund
Updated 13 November 2017 with reaction to the shale wealth fund proposals Communities should have greater control of the decisions that affect them, the government said today in its response to a consultation on the proposed shale wealth fund.