2017 saw drilling get underway at the site of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas wells. But, despite expectations, there was no high volume hydraulic fracturing – at least at the time of writing.
Fracking Week in Parliament MPs have questioned ministers in three departments over plans for fracking at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
In this week’s listings: Two-day oil and gas industry exhibition and conference Pop-up protest outside Lancashire County Council; Committee discusses latest Cuadrilla proposals for Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood; Europa Oil & Gas annual general meeting; Fundraising Winter Wonderland in Woodsetts; Christmas market outside Third Energy’s fracking […]
Council agrees £160,000 restoration fund for Kirby Misperton fracking site – “deeply worrying” say campaigners
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack in North Yorkshire have criticised a site restoration fund as inadequate.
Anti-fracking campaigners in North Yorkshire have vowed to continue to resist plans to frack at Kirby Misperton, despite what looks like a delay following the discovery of a legal loophole.
The final decision on Third Energy’s plans to frack at Kirby Misperton has been delayed because of a loophole in the Infrastructure Act, the government said this evening.
The company waiting to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has received an official warning about operations at the site.
Anti-fracking campaigners have called on police to protect their civil right to protest. They were responding to a report published this morning alleging “confrontational and “aggressive” policing. Two police forces in fracking protest areas said they have a duty to balance the right to protest with rights […]
Large numbers of police are using aggressive tactics to make it hard for people to protest against fracking, according to a report published today.
A North Yorkshire County Council meeting was suspended this morning when opponents of fracking demanded action to address concerns about imminent operations at a site near their homes.