Alkane

Has a number of operational coal mine methane sites: http://www.alkane.co.uk/ourcompany/our-operational-sites

Has coal bed methane licences but claims no plans for CBM ‘at present time’: http://www.alkane.co.uk/our-business-2/licence-potential/coal-bed-methane
But is evaluating potential shale gas resources: http://www.alkane.co.uk/our-business-2/licence-potential/shale-gas
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-07-11/alkane-looking-for-partners-before-drilling-for-u-k-shale-gas.html

Alkane’s CBM potential in Notts & S Lancs was appraised by Envoi in 2011: http://nottfoe.gn.apc.org/P186Alkane(UK-CBM)Syn.pdf

Alkane CE Neil O’Brien, in August 2013, said the former coalfields of Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire could be fracked with less opposition than down South:
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2013/08/10/fracking-north-england_n_3736880.html

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