• Posts Tagged ‘PEDL 227’

    June 2015 update – PEDL 227 Now relinquished by UK Methane

    by  • June 19, 2015 • News

    We have confirmation that PEDL 227 which covers part of the Mendip Hills between Bath and Shepton Mallet has now been relinquished by the licence holder UK Methane.  This is excellent news for our area as it now means there are no active oil and gas companies seeking to explore possible reserves in Somerset!...

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    Frack Free Somerset Autumn of Awareness Public Meetings

    by  • October 22, 2014 • News

    It has come to the attention of Frack Free Somerset that three of the licenses in Somerset have been relinquished (and are up for grabs in the new licensing round). However UK Methane have renewed their PEDL license 227, which covers Ston Easton and numerous areas in the Mendips. This means it is extremely likely...

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    Coal Bed Methane is the likely target for UK Methane, the licence holders of PEDL 227 in Mendip, so What is Coal Bed Methane Exploration and What are the Risks?

    by  • September 9, 2014 • News

    Coalbed methane (CBM), also known as coal-seam gas (CSG) in Australia, refers to methane found in coal seams (underground layers of coal, also called ‘coal beds’). It occurs when methane is absorbed into coal and is trapped there by the pressure from the weight of the rocks that overlie the coal-seams. CBM is formed...

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