East Midlands (East Midlands) (Yorkshire)

Update May 2017 – INEOS has confirmed that seismic surveys for shale gas have started in parts of Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Rotherham Metropolitan Borough. The surveys will cover a total of 250.7 km2. They are expected to last for up to six months. Read more…

Fracking company INEOS Upstream (a subsiadary of INEOS the chemical giant) is planning to carry out a seismic surveys across the its newly acquired licence areas. It is targeting South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire first, with Cheshire and North Yorkshire likely to follow.


For guidance on opposing a survey in your area read this useful FAQ. Use these Seismic Survey Flyers for raising awareness about the threat posed by seismic surveys in your area. There is also a Seismic Spotter Sheet that highlights the signs and activity that are associated with a survey being carried out in your area.

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