MPs from former mining areas are among supporters of a parliamentary motion calling for 500m gaps between fracking and ex collieries.
Updated 16 May 2018 A convoy of equipment needed to begin drilling at the IGas site at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire arrived yesterday.
IGas declared a profit of £15.5m in 2017, after two previous years of loss.
IGas has confirmed the first shale gas well it plans to drill in north Nottingham will be at the Springs Road site at Misson. Drilling was expected to start in mid 2018.
In this week’s listings: Fylde Borough Council meeting on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood traffic plans; Deadline for comments on Harthill and Bramleymoor Lane appeals; Three film screenings of The Bentley Effect; Frack Free zone for Sefton petition hand-in; Bolsover meeting with Jo and Steve White talking about fracking in Pennsylvania.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Lorry surfing protest at Kirby Misperton; Protests outside IGas sites at Tinker Lane and Springs Road, Misson. “Die-in” protest outside Barclays Bank in Huddersfield
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas activity in 2018.
Campaigners have identified two sites in Sheffield as possible destinations for fracking waste.
Nottinghamshire County Council announced today it had added restrictions on where and how INEOS can carry out 3D seismic surveys.
The first two shale gas exploration sites in Nottinghamshire got final approval this morning.