Plot 11, Ince Resource Recovery Park


IGas submitted a scoping report (in preparation for a planning application) to drill a shale gas exploration well on its existing site at Ince Resource Recovery Park in Cheshire.

Drilling of the original coalbed methane (CBM) commenced 04/11/11 and concluded 03/01/12. Planing for the CBM site expires 25 years from the start of development.

Address: Plot 11, Ince Resource Recovery Park, Grinsome Road, Elton, Cheshire

Planning Applications

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Licensee Planning ID Notes Submitted Decision Status Consultation
IGas Energy09/02568/MINThe drilling of boreholes for the purpose of coal med methane appraisal and production, the installation of wells, production and power generating facilities, the extraction of coal bedding methane and the subsequent restoration of the site15/12/200926/04/2010GrantedClosed
IGas EnergyScoping ReportExpand the existing exploration wellsite compound to enable
the drilling of an additional exploratory well that would be drilled to evaluate the Craven Group, including the Holywell shale, Pentre Chert, Teilia Shale and the deeper Carboniferous Limestone Supergroup (CLS). The well (IM2) would be drilled as a near vertical directional exploration well to an approximate true vertical target depth of 2,750m True Vertical Depth Sub Sea (TVDSS).

Environmental Permits

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