The exploration company, IGas, has been accused of wasting public money by appealing against the refusal of planning permission to test its well at Ellesmere Port.
IGas declared a profit of £15.5m in 2017, after two previous years of loss.
IGas has confirmed the first shale gas well it plans to drill in north Nottingham will be at the Springs Road site at Misson. Drilling was expected to start in mid 2018.
Fourth gas plan opposed in a fortnight as Derbyshire councillors vote against INEOS shale scheme at Marsh Lane
Opponents of INEOS plans to explore for shale gas in a Derbyshire village stood in applause as councillors voted against the scheme this evening.
Opponents of plans by IGas to test a gas well in Ellesmere Port stood to applaud Cheshire councillors this evening when they voted to reject the company’s planning application on climate change grounds.
Live updates on the meeting of Cheshire West and Chester Council discussing IGas’s planning application to test the flow of a gas well at Portside North, at Ellesmere Port. Council officers have recommended the application for approval. The meeting is expecting to hear from supporters and opponents of […]
Planners have recommended approval of plans by IGas to test its gas exploration well at Ellesmere Port, despite more than 2,000 objections and a warning about a nearby explosives business.