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Fracking firm looking at drilling in second Rotherham village

THE fracking firm hoping to drill in Harthill has announced plans to look for shale gas in Woodsetts too. Ineos said a site south of Dinnington Road in the village had been highlighted as having potential for drilling. Preparatory surveys … Continue reading

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Plans submitted for fracking test well

FRACKING firm Ineos has submitted a planning application for an exploratory test well at Harthill. Shale operations director Tom Pickering said: “This well is an another important step in helping us understand the local geology. Read on… http://www.rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk/news/view,plans-submitted-for-fracking-test-well_22918.htm News: Testing … Continue reading

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Firm to carry out fracking probe

A multinational chemicals giant controlled by a British billionaire is widening its scope for fracking in the region after it revealed it was to carry out large-scale testing on vast swathes of the countryside. Rotherham Council has received formal notification … Continue reading

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INEOS steps up search for shale in Rotherham

Planners at Rotherham Council have ruled that a proposed test drilling operation on a Greenbelt site by INEOS’ oil and gas exploration and production business “would not be likely to have significant effects on the environment” in relation to national … Continue reading

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Public event to be held by fracking firm

A FRACKING firm will hold a public event in Harthill ahead of submitting a planning application to begin drilling. Ineos Shale wants to extract samples of rock to analyse the potential for extracting gas from under land off Common Road. … Continue reading

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Fracking rig site revealed

THIS is the countryside spot where a 60-metre fracking rig will be built for 24-hour gas drilling, under new plans. Residents in Harthill are organising an opposition strategy to the proposals by chemical giant Ineos Shale for Common Lane. The … Continue reading

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‘JR’ firm in Rotherham fracking bid

INEOS, the Swiss chemicals giant controlled by British billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, has lodged plans to drill for shale gas near Rotherham. The firm, whose boss has been nicknamed “JR” after the oil magnate in the TV series, Dallas, wants to … Continue reading

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