A newspaper article in North Yorkshire led to speculation during the weekend that gas company, Third Energy, had already carried out test fracks at its Kirby Misperton well site.
Campaigners in North Yorkshire have said they may seek an injunction against fracking by Third Energy at Kirby Misperton because of concerns about the pipeline that would transport any produced gas.
Future planning policy for fracking in England could be set in the coming months in the rolling hills and copses of North Yorkshire.
More than 200 people opposed to fracking for shale gas in the North Yorkshire village of Kirby Misperton gathered for a candlelit vigil at the site entrance last night.
Third Energy appoints new directors –opponents say the company is “unfolding new deckchairs on the Titanic”
The fracking company, Third Energy Onshore Ltd, announced today it had appointed Keith Cochrane as its non-executive chairman.
The company behind plans to frack a shale gas well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has submitted a final document for approval.
The shale gas company preparing to frack in North Yorkshire breached one of its environmental permits by failing to publish correct emissions data, it has emerged.
Campaigners celebrate Barclays’ decision to stop funding fracking – bank says “no urgency” to sell Third Energy
Opponents of plans to frack in North Yorkshire have welcomed confirmation by Barclays that it plans to sell its stake in Third Energy “at some point”.
North Yorkshire plans to use a different definition of fracking than the government, despite lobbying by the shale gas industry, it emerged today.
A long-awaited visualisation of what shale gas production could mean for the UK countryside has been released by the fracking industry.