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Tinker Lane

Tinker Lane

Update July 2019 – The site is being abandoned, the well failed to encounter the Bowland shale. Get involved in the local campaign >>Here<< IGas moved equipment onto this site before they had secured planning permission. They had previously submitted a scoping report to Nottinghamshire County Council in October 2015. Bassetlaw District Council is consulting its lawyers over whether IGas has broken planning rules. More details… Continue reading

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Seismic Surveys: The Fracking Spearhead

Seismic Surveys: The Fracking Spearhead

“Thumper” Trucks Which Are Usually Used To Generate Sound Wave For Seismic Surveys In Vehicle Accessible Locations (Click To Enlarge) The renewed efforts by fracking companies to kick start unconventional oil and gas extraction in the UK is not confined just to drilling exploration wells. In fact, for large parts of the country residents most likely first contact with the frackers will be in the form of seismic surveys. In recent… Continue reading

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Coal Bed Methane: The Evil Twin of Shale Gas

Coal Bed Methane: The Evil Twin of Shale Gas

Coal Bed Methane (CBM), sometimes called Coal Seam Gas (mainly in Australia), is Shale Gas’s less well known but equally destructive sibling in “the family” of extreme energy methods. Where once, if a coal seam was too deep, too thin or too fractured to mine that was the end of it, now with rising energy prices and constrained supplies more extreme methods are contemplated. If the seam is close enough to the surface, this is… Continue reading

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