Land adjacent to Common Road, near Harthill (Yorkshire)


Update June 2021 – Planning permission for shale gas exploration lapsed in June 2021 after no activity. Read more…

Update June 2018 – Planning permission has been granted by the planning inspector. Read more…

Fracking company Ineos Upstream have submitted a planning application for a shale gas exploration site on fields to the north of Common Road, near Harthill, Rotherham.

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Planning Applications

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Licensee Planning ID Notes Submitted Decision Status Consultation
IneosScoping RequestRequest for screening opinion on INEOS
Upstream Limited's application for a temporary planning permission to drill a vertical core well to explore for shale gas on land adjacent
to Common Road, located approximately 0.7 km to the east of the settlement of Harthill
IneosRB2017/0805Construction of a well site including the creation of a new access track, mobilisation of drilling, ancillary equipment and contractor welfare facilities to drill and pressure transient test a vertical hydrocarbon exploratory core well and mobilisation of workover rig, listening well operations, and retention of the site and wellhead assembly gear for a temporary period of 5 years on land adjacent to Common Road, Harthill, Rotherham30/05/201707/06/2018GrantedClosed

Environmental Permits

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