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Land To The North East Of Grangeview

…r this site appears to expire on Mon 11 Sep 2017. Dart Energy managed to secure planning permission to drill at this site before the outcome of the Airth planning inquiry by threatening Falkirk Council and the RSPB with legal action. Dart have now been taken over by IGas, one of the largest fracking companies operating in the UK. In theory IGas could drill at this site at any time they choose regardless of the outcome of the planning inquiry and a… Continue reading

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Frack Attack: Application For Britain`s First Unconventional Gas Development

Frack Attack: Application For Britain`s First Unconventional Gas Development

…ent in the UK, which involves gas production rather than testing. Dart and IGas, in Cheshire, have been producing small amounts of gas from a couple of wells and burning it on site to produce electricity. However this development will involve producing gas from a number of wells and feeding it into the national gas grid through a network of pipelines. Dart, and its predecessor Composite Energy, have previously drilled a number of test wells at the… Continue reading

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Frack Off Feb/Mar Newsletter: National Day Of Action, Lancashire & More

Frack Off Feb/Mar Newsletter: National Day Of Action, Lancashire & More

…and Yorkshire are under increasing threat from fracking companies such as IGas Energy, Ineos Upstream, UKOG and Third Energy (see below). The 2 years of fracking drilling and testing Cuadrilla has planned at Preston New Road in Lancashire would also send 20,000 fracking trucks spreading out across the country with numerous impacts far from Lancashire (e.g. fracking waste being dumped or transported through your community – see below for det… Continue reading

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Solidarity Sunday – Barton Moss

…reds of people from threatened communities across the country converged on IGas’s fracking site at Barton Moss in Salford. Pictured are a small selection of the many community groups which came to stand in solidarity with the community in Barton Moss. See Fracking Manchester: IGas Threatens Barton Moss and Fracking Threat In The North West for more details. Frack Off See the Barton Moss news page for photos Frack Free Irlam & Cadishead… Continue reading

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Frackademics In UK Pushing Industry Spin

…m Energy Institute (DEI), who’s partners include UK fracking company IGas in addition to big names like BP, Chevron and Shell. DEI’s Advisory and Development Boards are also stacked with industry figures. Another of the authors, Prof. Peter Styles, works at Keele University who have allowed IGas to drill an unconventional gas well on their campus. While this may seem bad enough, Durham is also home to ReFINE (Researching Fracking IN Eu… Continue reading

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Frack Off April Newsletter: Fighting Fracking On Multiple Fronts

Frack Off April Newsletter: Fighting Fracking On Multiple Fronts

…nd Yorkshire are under increasing threat from the other dirty UK frackers; IGas Energy, Ineos Upstream, UKOG and Third Energy. Take Action What can you do? Everyone can make a difference in the fight against fracking: Get organised: Is there a anti-fracking group defending your community? If so, join it! If not, form one! Spread the word: Organise public meetings, film screenings, street stalls etc. Support other communities: At any point in time… Continue reading

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How To Spot A Drilling Rig?

How To Spot A Drilling Rig?

…ick To Enlarge) British Drilling & Freezing (BDF) Rig 28 Contracted By IGas Energy At Ellesmere Port, Cheshire In November 2014 (Click To Enlarge) Meehan Rig 1 Being Escorted Out Of Balcombe, Sussex In September 2013 (Click To Enlarge) Drilling Rigs On The Move Drilling rigs pack down on to multiple HGVs for transport but the ones used in fracking exploration in the UK are often built around a central specialised vehicle which has the the dril… Continue reading

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