Monthly Archives: January 2019

East Midlands Fracking Update (Springs Rd) - Tues 8th Jan

East Midlands Fracking Update (Springs Rd) – Tues 8th Jan

Fracking company IGas Energy, after failing to find any Bowland Shale at its nearby Tinker Lane site, is pinning its fracking hopes Springs Road. In preparation for drilling an equipment buildup has begun on the already constructed shale gas exploration site at Springs Road in Misson, Nottinghamshire. Frack Free Misson, supported groups from across the […]

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East Midlands Fracking Update (Springs Rd) - Fri 4th Jan

East Midlands Fracking Update (Springs Rd) – Fri 4th Jan

Fracking company IGas Energy, after failing to find any Bowland Shale at its nearby Tinker Lane site, is pinning its fracking hopes Springs Road. In preparation for drilling an equipment buildup has begun on the already constructed shale gas exploration site at Springs Road in Misson, Nottinghamshire. Frack Free Misson, supported groups from across the […]

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Fighting Fracking In 2018: Communities Resolute, Industry Shoots Itself In Foot

Fighting Fracking In 2018: Communities Resolute, Industry Shoots Itself In Foot

  • Breakthrough year fails to materialise, again
  • Lots more delays/costs for fracking industry
  • Even when industry manages to drill/frac wells
  • Result has usually not been good for them
  • Cuadrilla halted by earthquakes in Lancashire
  • IGas fails to find Bowland Shale at all in Notts
  • 2018 began with major threat in Lancashire
  • Lots of industry activity but little real progress
  • Strong community opposition slowing industry
  • 2019 likely to another long slog for industry
  • Burning though investment cash for little gain
  • This is a battle which we cannot afford to lose

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