A senior official in Derbyshire is recommending that the county council does not deal with a second identical shale gas application from INEOS for a proposed site at the village of Marsh Lane.
In this week’s listings: Key planning decisions in Lancashire, Cheshire and Rotherham. Plus public meetings, gatherings, fundraisers and information events.
The first INEOS shale gas site to come before a council planning meeting has been recommended for refusal.
INEOS Shale announced today it has lodged a petition to challenge the Scottish Government’s decision to “effectively ban” onshore unconventional oil and gas extraction.
October 2017 saw a tea lady kettled and an 85-year-old dragged across a road during anti-fracking protests. Cuadrilla held its first live web tour of Preston New Road and UKOG was pictured with three bottles of oil from its Broadford Bridge site. A rig was delivered and briefly […]
DrillOrDrop’s January 2018 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
2017 saw drilling get underway at the site of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas wells. But, despite expectations, there was no high volume hydraulic fracturing – at least at the time of writing.