The company behind plans to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire released its long-awaited 2016 accounts this morning, declaring a loss of £3.405m.
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Church of England has no official policy on fracking and is not seeking shale gas applications, parliament told
Fracking Week in Parliament The Church of England has no formal policy on fracking and no plans to use its land for shale gas exploration, a senior official told parliament last week.
Updated: Minister delays fracking decision at Kirby Misperton until Third Energy submits its overdue accounts
The government is delaying a decision on Third Energy’s fracking plans at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire until the company has filed its latest accounts.
One of the key figures in the company expected to frack the UK’s first gas well for nearly seven years has resigned as a director.
Fracking Week in Parliament Companies that apply for oil and gas exploration licences are judged mainly on their ability and their finances, a government minister has confirmed.