Our digest of January’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them, including:
A public consultation is underway into IGas’s application for an environmental permit to drill for shale gas at a site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire. But a decision on the planning application for the scheme to drill two exploratory wells at land off Springs Road faces a delay.
IGas has wasted no time beginning work at its proposed fracking site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire. Equipment arrived today, just over a week after permission was granted for groundwater monitoring boreholes.
IGas cleared the first hurdle to fracking in north Nottinghamshire this morning with the approval of its application for groundwater monitoring at a site earmarked for shale gas extraction.
In the past few minutes, Nottinghamshire County Council has approved plans by IGas to drill up to 12 groundwater monitoring boreholes at a Cold War missile test site near Misson.
Councillors are being recommended to approve IGas’s plan for up to 12 groundwater monitoring boreholes at a proposed shale gas site in north Nottinghamshire.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the oil and gas sites that may see action in the next year.
Councillors in north Nottinghamshire are being advised not to object to a plan by IGas for shale exploration at Misson in Bassetlaw. But a new report opposing the scheme has said it is flawed and puts drinking water at risk.
IGas declared a loss of £19.3m for the six months to the end of September, according to results published today. The figure compares with a loss of £3.8m for the same period a year ago.
Third Energy application to frack at Kirby Misperton Councillors in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire agreed last night to delay making a recommendation on Third Energy’s plans to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton.