East Midlands (East Midlands) (Yorkshire)

Update May 2017 – INEOS has confirmed it will begin seismic surveys for shale gas next month in parts of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough. The surveys will cover a total of 250.7 km2. They are expected to begin on 5 June and last for up to six months. Read more…

Fracking company INEOS Upstream (a subsiadary of INEOS the chemical giant) is planning to carry out a seismic surveys across the its newly acquired licence areas. It is targeting South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire first, with Cheshire and North Yorkshire likely to follow.


For guidance on opposing a survey in your area read this useful FAQ. Use these Seismic Survey Flyers for raising awareness about the threat posed by seismic surveys in your area. There is also a Seismic Spotter Sheet that highlights the signs and activity that are associated with a survey being carried out in your area.

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