IGas announced today it had encountered a hydrocarbon-bearing shale sequence at its exploration well at Misson in north Nottinghamshire. The news coincided with a Mad Hatter’s tea party organised outside the site by drilling opponents.
The UK shale gas industry has upgraded production estimates by more than 70% following early results from two sites.
Anti–fracking campaigners from the East Midlands and South Yorkshire took their message to Westminster today.
Drilling is now underway at Biscathorpe, Misson and West Newton – and what will happen this month at Preston New Road and Tinker Lane? Also in February, the inquiry reconvenes into IGas testing plans at Ellesmere Port.
IGas said this morning it had begun drilling its shale gas well at Misson Springs in north Nottinghamshire.
A crane and other equipment was delivered to IGas’s shale gas site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire early this afternoon.
Events in January and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.