Third Energy in new gas leak revelations

At Friday’s Planning Committee meeting on Third Energy’s fracking application at KM8, Nicky Mason, mother of two and resident of Great Habton – only a mile from the proposed fracking well-site – revealed that there was an unreported gas leak at Third Energy’s Malton 4 well-site, and subsequent release of 75, 000 cubic metres of gas at the Knapton Generating Station. This … [Read more...]


99.2% of respondents against fracking at KM8! Documents from the NYCC reveal that only 0.8% of respondents to the council’s KM8 Public Consultation wrote in support of fracking, while 99.2% wrote to oppose the application. According to the NYCC Chief Planning Officer’s report, which recommended approval of Third Energy’s application to frack at their KM8 well-site in Kirby … [Read more...]

INEOS announce plans for up to 4,000 fracking wells for North Yorkshire

In an interview with the Press Association on 6th May, INEOS Shale announced that they were ‘firing the starting gun’ on fracking in Cheshire, Yorkshire and the East Midlands, where they hold PEDL licences totalling more than 1 million acres. The company said that seismic surveying would be carried out this summer and planning applications would submitted later in the … [Read more...]

Flamingo land becomes the latest business to object to Third Energy’s Fracking plans in North Yorkshire

  Flamingo land have officially written to North Yorkshire County Council and objected to Third Energy's proposed fracking plans at their Kirby Misperton well site. This news will be a major blow to the fracking company ahead of NYCC planning committee meeting on the 20th May 2016 when the KM8 planning application will be decided. The objection letter issued by … [Read more...]

hundreds attend protest in Scarborough against fracking in Yorkshire

Well done and thank you to everyone who braved the weather to attend the protest organised by Frack Free Scarborough and Frack Free Ryedale in Scarborough today. On Monday the 25th of April the Uk’s pro-fracking PR machine roled into Scarborough to host an event at Scarborough SPA  titled  “The future business opportunities of North Yorkshire onshore oil and … [Read more...]

Future of fracking in Ryedale to be decided on 20 May

North Yorkshire County Council has announced that Third Energy's planning application for fracking at Kirby Misperton will be decided by their Planning Committee on Friday 20th May. Find out how you can do your bit to persuade North Yorkshire County Councillors to stand up for the people and reject the application - ACT NOW Details on what will happen on Decision Day will … [Read more...]

Investigation reveals Yorkshire Fracking firm Third Energy’s links to infamous offshore tax haven

The Panama papers  revelations exposed in the National press in recent weeks have helped to shine a light into the murky world of offshore tax havens where an estimated £8 trillion of wealth is kept in offshore bank accounts, and denying countries like the UK from collecting their fair share in tax revenues which are needed to maintain our vital public services such as the … [Read more...]

The Frackers are meeting in Scarborough on the 25th April – please Join Frack Free Scarborough outside the event to draw a line in the sand

On Monday the 25th of April the Uk's pro-fracking PR machine roles into Scarborough to host an event at Scarborough SPA  titled  "The future business opportunities of North Yorkshire onshore oil and gas". Speakers at the event include UKOOG, John Dewer & Andy Mortimer from Third Energy, PR.Marriot drilling, Lorraine Allanson (FORGE) , Tom Pickering from INEOS, Eric … [Read more...]

Local councils invited to secret talks with controversial fracking firms INEOS and Cuadrilla.

residents have revealed that fracking licence holder, INEOS has invited parish council representatives across Ryedale and York to a private meeting next month. Details of the meeting, on May 11th in Malton’s Milton Rooms, appear in a leaked letter seen by Frack Free Ryedale. The meeting will take place behind closed doors with the public excluded from observing or … [Read more...]