The licence, PEDL 220 that covers this site has been withdrawn. Read more…
Update July 2015 – Rhondda Cynon Taf Council have rejected this application. Read more…
Coastal Oil & Gas have applied to drill an exploratory borehole to test for unconventional gas reserves in the Westphalian coal measures and Namurian shale and sandstone strata. The proposed site is close to the A473 and right next to the rail line between Cardiff Central and Maesteg via Bridgend.
The company are specifically looking for unconventional gas reserves. They plan to take core samples from the coal seams and electronically log the shale and sandstone layers, takeing samples for laboratory analysis (see p 23). Gathering this information will allow Coastal Oil & Gas to make proposals for unconventional gas extraction, Coal Bed Methane and Shale Gas in Wales.
Campaigners facing a similar proposal at Llantrisant have offering to act as a point of contact and share their experiences while a Llanharan group is being set up. If you can help with the campaign or live in the area and require further information please get in touch…
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|Coastal Oil & Gas||15/0147/10||Drill an exploratory borehole to test for unconventional gas reserves in the Westphalian and Namurian strata||30/01/2015||06/08/2015||Rejected||Closed|
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