Type: Tight/Shale Oil
Status: Preparing For Production
Response: Community mobilising
Preston New Road, Lancashire
Type: Shale Gas Appraisal Wells
Status: Drilling Underway
Response: Ongoing Resistance
Type: Seismic Survey
Status: Survey Ongoing
Response: Community Mobilising
Kirby Misperton, Yorkshire
Type: Shale Gas Appraisal Well
Status: Hydraulic Fracturing
Response: Ongoing Resistance
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Trucks are rolling in an attempt to construct the East Midlands first fracking sites at Springs Road in Misson and Tinker Lane near Blyth, in the Bassetlaw district of Nottinghamshire. Frack Free Misson and Frack Free Tinker Lane, supported by groups from across the region and beyond, are resisting these ongoing construction efforts. In production fracking in the region could see thousands of wells drilled across the region, if not stopped.
As an inquiry opens into Cuadrilla’s long stalled plans for a second fracking appraisal site at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire, the fact that work at its first site Preston New Road site is 8 months behind schedule and counting shows that official permission alone guarantees nothing if local communities are mobilised to resist
Seismic survey crews contracted by fracking company Ineos Upstream from military logistics specialist Arturius International have begun laying cables in fields and woods across Derbyshire. Concerned community members have taken pictures of cabling, workers and machinery and are concerned about the impact on wildlife. […]
Cuadrilla have applied for permission to return to Lower Stumble Drill Site, London Road, Balcombe to flow test the well they drilled despite massive opposition in the Summer of 2013. They are seeking permission to try to extract oil from the horizontal well and install a 14m high flare to burn off the gases produced in the process.
Fracking company IGas Energy has begun trying to construct a shale gas exploration site at Springs Road in Misson, Nottinghamshire. Frack Free Misson, supported groups from across the East Midlands, is resisting the ongoing construction efforts as trucks have begun to roll.
Support is needed at Horse Hill fracking site north of Gatwick Airport where a new occupation has begun as threat of further testing looms. Fracking companies, including UK Oil and Gas Investments (UKOG) and Angus Energy are pushing forward with plans to frack whole swaths of Sussex and Surrey.
Norfolk Against Fracking are resisting fracking equipment and materials being transport through their county and are paying regular visits to fracking transport companies based in Great Yarmouth (see below). Even is areas where there are no active fracking sites it […]
Preparations are almost complete for hydraulic fracturing tests in North Yorkshire while Cuadrilla Resources is continuing to try to drill 2 shale gas appraisal wells on its site at in Lancashire