Fracking Ireland News Alert 11 – Bye Infrastrata, Hell(o) Islandmagee

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Islandmagee nont technical summary

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http://www.islandmageestorage.com/images/stories/PlanningApp/non-technical_summary.pdf

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Islandmagee Storage Limited – gas storage project

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Bye Bye Infrastrata – Press Release Woodburn forest completion of drilling

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16 June 2016 – Woodburn Forest-1 well – completion of drilling PDF Print E-mail
InfraStrata plc (AIM:INFA), the independent petroleum exploration and gas storage company, announces that drilling has been completed at Woodburn Forest in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

The well was drilled to a depth of 2,000 metres and encountered two conventional sandstone reservoir intervals, the Triassic Sherwood and the Lower Permian Sandstones. Wireline log analysis has calculated porosities of over 20% in the upper parts of both the Sherwood and the Lower Permian Sandstones but both targets were water wet.

The well will now be plugged and abandoned.

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Islandmagee : co- financed by the EU

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IM fundingIf the Islandmagee gas storage project is co-financed by the EU, does that mean that

Infrastrata et al. might have difficulty in continuing with the project? From Infrastrata’s website it looks like they are expecting more EU funding to complete the project. Anyone know? Or any idea where we can find this info out?

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Sligo Council to decide on fracking ban

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Sligo Council to decide on fracking ban

Sligo County Council will decide at its meeting on Monday (27th June) whether to include a ban on fracking in the new draft County Development Plan when councillors will consider an extensive motion on the issue submitted by Independent Cllr Declan Bree.
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Ineos – shale gas ( liquid gas) from the US to Norway and later to the UK

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https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/mar/23/first-us-shale-gas-europe-ineos-arrives-norway

The first US shale gas sailed into Europe bringing controversy in its wake.

Ineos, the chemical group, said that its own gas carrier arrived in Norway on Wednesday with 27,500 cubic metres of American ethane on board. Shipments to Ineos’s UK refinery at Grangemouth are scheduled to start later this year.
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Infrastructure minister Chris Hazzard unlikely to intervene in Woodburn Forest oil project

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http://www.irishnews.com/news/2016/06/08/news/minister-unlikely-to-intervene-in-woodburn-forest-oil-drilling-project-551715/

THE infrastructure minister, Chris Hazzard, has been criticised after indicating he will not be intervening directly in the case of an exploratory oil drill at Woodburn Forest near Carrickfergus.

The Sinn Féin minister has proposed a change in the law to require any exploration company to seek full planning permission for test drilling, but said there were “very limited opportunities for me to act in this case” as the matter was now the responsibility of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council.
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