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Fracking Yorkshire: Rathlin Energy`s Plans Revealed

Fracking Yorkshire: Rathlin Energy`s Plans Revealed

Residents Of Walkington, East Yorkshire Who Opposed Rathlin Energy’s Original Planning Application For The Crawberry Hill Drilling Site In 2011 (Click To Enlarge) While the big three fracking companies in the UK, Cuadrilla Resources, IGas Energy and Dart Energy, have been bogged in high profile battles with local communities in Lancashire, Falkirk, Sussex and now Salford, various other companies with an interest in fracking have been… Continue reading

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Fracking Yorkshire: Cuadrilla Rig On Rathlin Site

Fracking Yorkshire: Cuadrilla Rig On Rathlin Site

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… Continue reading

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Rathlin Energy

…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…. Continue reading

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Rathlin Basin Residents Say No To Fracking

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. Continue reading

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Crawberry Hill Day 5 (Thurs 15th May)

Crawberry Hill Day 5 (Thurs 15th May)

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… Continue reading

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Crawberry Hill Day 84 (Sat 2nd Aug)

Crawberry Hill Day 84 (Sat 2nd Aug)

…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…. Continue reading

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