One of the key figures in the company expected to frack the UK’s first gas well for nearly seven years has resigned as a director.
Opponents of plans by Third Energy to frack a well in North Yorkshire have criticised remarks by operations director, John Dewar, made in an interview with the Press Association.
Sarah Houlston, a farmer whose land is a mile from where Third Energy has permission to frack for shale gas in North Yorkshire, told Farming UK TV last month she was concerned about contamination of her water supply. Yesterday, the company’s John Dewar responded. Here’s a transcript of both […]
Guest Post by Heather Stroud In this guest post, Heather Stroud, who lives in Ryedale and opposes fracking in the district, reflects on this week’s decision to approve Third Energy’s shale gas plans for Kirby Misperton While all attention is focused on how ‘alive our democratic process’ is, […]
Plans by Third Energy to frack an existing well near the North Yorkshire village of Kirby Misperton have been recommended for approval.
Three weeks today could see the approval of the first shale gas well to be fracked in the UK since 2011.
The Environment Agency announced this afternoon it has granted permits to Third Energy to allow it to frack for shale gas at the KM8 well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
A local councillor in North Yorkshire says Third Energy showed him a diagram of ten horizontal boreholes leading from the well the company wants to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton.
Anti-fracking campaigners say the Ryedale area of North Yorkshire could see up to 950 fracking wells.