In this guest post, campaigner and researcher Ben Dean investigates official orders to decommission gas wells in North Yorkshire.
An official order could block plans by a former fracking company to use gas wells in North Yorkshire to test alternative technologies.
An anti-fracking campaigner who argued that the cost of decommissioning Third Energy’s gas wells in North Yorkshire could fall on the taxpayer has lost his legal case. Eddie Thornton told the high court in July that the industry regulator, the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA,) had failed to […]
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A company that tried to frack in North Yorkshire three years ago says it wants to re-use old gas sites for renewable energy.
Third Energy’s Ryedale gas fields can continue working until 2035, councillors in North Yorkshire unanimously agreed today, despite hearing that the most recent “meaningful production” at some sites was in 2012.
A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.
This post has live news on Third Energy’s bid to extend the life of its gas production sites in Ryedale.
Third Energy, the company behind plans to frack in North Yorkshire, has announced it now has no immediate shale gas plans.
Legal papers were submitted this morning in a challenge against the shale gas regulator about who should pay for decommissioning sites.