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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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Public meeting over shale gas drilling plans agreed

A CHEMICAL company has answered a parish council’s call to hold a public meeting in the village where it wants to drill for shale gas. Ineos wrote to Harthill with Woodall Parish Council in August requesting permission to carry out … Continue reading

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INEOS begin search for shale in Rotherham

INEOS, the company that owns Government licenses to search for shale gas in areas of Rotherham has contacted a local parish council about carrying out surveys on council land. A type of natural gas, shale gas has the potential to … Continue reading

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