The would-be fracking company, IGas, has announced an agreement with CeraPhi Energy to develop geothermal energy projects using existing oil and gas wells.
Opponents of shale gas have welcomed the refusal by Nottinghamshire County Council of an application by IGas for more time at its exploratory drilling site at Misson Springs. More details here.
Nottinghamshire’s only remaining shale gas site has been ordered to be restored.
Nottinghamshire planners are recommending IGas should be given three more years to evaluate shale gas at a site near the village of Misson.
DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in autumn 2021 affecting the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in spring 2021 affecting the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
New plan for Notts shale gas site criticised as “speculative, misleading and unsound” – residents complain: “quite frankly we’ve had enough”
The lives of many people in the village of Misson in north Nottinghamshire have been blighted by shale gas since 2014, the parish council has said.
Egdon Resources reported a £4.75m loss today, along with falling production and revenues.
DrillOrDrop reviews what might happen in 2021 to UK onshore fracking and other oil and gas developments.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.