IGas has been granted a mining waste permit for two exploration wells at its proposed shale gas site at Springs Road, Misson, north Nottinghamshire.
The Environment Agency has announced it intends to grant an environmental permit for shale gas exploration at a former cold war missile launch base in north Nottinghamshire.
Opponents of fracking have said they’re disappointed that the Environment Agency has granted three environmental permits to Third Energy to frack in North Yorkshire. Supporters of the scheme at Kirby Misperton have welcomed the news. Here’s our round-up of reaction. Link to permit details
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.
On Tuesday, we reported on complaints made by people living near the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey about a hydrocarbon smell that coincided with a flow test of the well.
A decision on Third Energy’s plans to frack for shale gas in Ryedale could now be delayed until March.
When is a frack not a frack? And why are some protected areas more protected than others? This post looks at the inconsistencies of some of the rules on fracking.
Campaign groups in East Yorkshire say they remain opposed to Rathlin Energy’s drilling activities in the county, following the company’s application to extend its operation at an exploratory wellsite Rathlin has applied for a three-year extension of planning permission at West Newton-A in Holderness, north of Hull. It […]
Plans to produce gas and reinject water in the North York Moors National Park were approved today, to the dismay of campaigners.
Anti-drilling campaigners say they are “staggered” to discover that the UK’s first coal bed methane production site operates legally without environmental permits. They say this calls into question government statements that the regulation of the oil and gas industry is “gold standard”.