2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
Plans by IGas to drill and frack for shale gas on Ince Marshes in Cheshire appear to have been shelved.
Oil and gas companies have been given more time to carry out work in 10 English licence areas.
Proposals for an underground observatory in north Cheshire, predicted to provide the “most comprehensive geological data” in the world, have been published online and are open for comments.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2019
IGas declared a profit of £15.5m in 2017, after two previous years of loss.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas activity in 2018.
BGS admits mistake over claim that Cheshire fracking research centre was chosen after public consultation
The British Geological Survey has apologised after stating in a press release that Ince Marshes in Cheshire had been chosen as the site of a geological research centre after a consultation with local residents.
In this week’s listings Decision meeting on Horse Hill and Leith Hill oil drilling proposals; Anti-fracking community strategy meeting in Lancashire; Three-day oil and gas masterclass; IGas drop-in event about Ince Marshes plans; Are we going to be fracked? presentations.
The shale company, IGas Energy, announced today it wanted to drill and frack a new well on the edge of the Ince marshes in Cheshire.