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…on be a reality. Rathlin Energy’s Crawberry Hill Drilling Site Near Beverley, East Yorkshire Where A Mini-Frac On The Bowland Shale Is Now Proposed (Click To Enlarge) It turns out that at the same time a company called Rathlin Energy were doing a very similar thing in the East Riding of Yorkshire, just to the north of Hull. Rathlin has drilled two wells at Crawberry Hill near Beverley and at West Newton near Aldbrough (see map below)….
Cuadrilla’s Workover Rig Erected On Rathlin Energy’s West Newton Site In East Yorkshire (Click To Enlarge) With the arrival of Cuadrilla Resources fracking rig on Rathlin Energy’s site at West Newton in East Yorkshire the battle over the region’s future has ratcheted up a gear. Rathlin drilled two wells in the area last summer, ostensibly targeting conventional oil. However, the wells were drilled considerably deeper…
…The principal business of Rathlin Energy is in the exploration for, and development of, oil and gas reserves in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Rathlin Energy is a subsidiary of the Canadian company Connaught Oil & Gas which has been drilling for conventional oil….
No To Fracking is an open group of local people from the North Coast of Northern Ireland – across the counties of Antrim and Derry/Londonderry, from Ballycastle to Limavady – who are concerned that hydraulic fracturing will be used here to extract shale gas.
Police Arrest Two Local Residents After Contactors Run Someone Over With Forklift Outside Rathlin Energy’s Crawberry Hill Fracking Site In Walkington, Yorks (Click To Enlarge) Rathlin’s contractors have hostipalised one person by running him over with a forklift truck. The police turned up and arrested two local residents just to add insult to in injury. People have been continuing to set up a camp at the Crawberry Hill fracking…
…People Resisting Eviction Of Occupation Of Rathlin Energy’s Crawberry Hill Fracking Site In Walkington, Yorks (Click To Enlarge) The community blockade of Rathlin Energy’s Crawberry Hill fracking site has been underway for almost 3 months. Today saw large numbers of police and bailiffs evict people occupying Rathlin’s frack pad but the blockade outside the site continues. There were 6 arrests. See below for more photos….