UK regulator the OGA fail to conduct financial health checks on Third Energy for over 2 years despite concerns over the fracking firms financial stability

A Frack Free North Yorkshire (FFNY) investigation has revealed that the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) which is widely seen as a key government body for regulating the Fracking industry,  hasn't completed a financial 'competence' check on Third Energy since November 2014, despite the controversial fracking firm recording a loss of over £3million in its latest set of published … [Read more...]

INEOS TAKEOVER THREATENS TO REVIVE RYEDALE GAS PROCESSING PLANT PLANS

Fracking company INEOS's recent takeover of a rival energy company, Moorland Energy, has revived concerns that the company may be planning to build a gas processing plant near Thornton le Dale. Planning permission for this plant was approved in 2010 by the then Secretary of State for Communities, Eric Pickles, after the application was rejected by the NYCC. INEOS took control … [Read more...]

THIRD ENERGY TO APPLY FOR PERMISSION TO START FRACKING AT KIRBY MISPERTON

Third Energy have announced that they will be applying for permission to frack at their existing KM8 well-site at Kirby Misperton. According to Third Energy, the first consultation will identify areas of potential environmental impact for the Environmental Risk Assessment for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). This will be followed by wider public … [Read more...]