Third Energy delays Yorkshire fracking plans

The company has removed additional “key equipment” from the site at Kirby Misperton

UK to check fracking firms’ finances before approval

The UK Government is considering financial checks of companies proposing to carry out fracking before giving the go ahead for those projects. Energy Secretary Greg Clark said the financial resilience of firms should be carried out so stakeholders have confidence in their ability to meet commitments. Third Energy has therefore not received consent yet to frack […]

North Yorkshire shale gas consultation begins

A consultation on a shale gas application in North Yorkshire has been launched. The proposal by Third Energy UK Gas is being processed by North Yorkshire County Council. If approved the company will test for shale gas. The applicant hopes to produce gas from the well which is located near Kirby Misperton. The eight-week public consultation on the application […]