Another Ineos Shale UK core test rejected

Ineos Shale has encountered another setback in its effort to assess natural gas potential of shale formations in England. The company said the Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council rejected its application to drill a vertical core hole west of the village of Woodsetts in South Yorkshire.

Ineos Shale has encountered another setback in its effort to assess natural gas potential of shale formations in England.

The company said the Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council rejected its application to drill a vertical core hole west of the village of Woodsetts in South Yorkshire.

Ineos Shale wanted to extract core samples and run a pressure transient test.

An Ineos Shale application for similar drilling in the East Midlands region of England was rejected by local officials in February (OGJ Online, Feb. 7, 2018).

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