Exclusive: 75 years of shale gas reserves found under Hartshead Pike
- Hartshead Pike tower to be converted to hydraulic fracturing drill;
- Wrexham-based fracking firm set to take over site at the end of this week;
- Former Colliers’ Arms public house to become company offices.
Tameside could be sitting on a goldmine of shale gas reserves which is set to reverse the borough’s Cinderella tag. Following British Geological Society surveys, most of the borough has been identified as a hotbed of shale gas. Today, East of the M60 has learnt about the discovery of further shale gas reserves under Hartshead Pike. Continue reading “Hartshead’s Dash for Gas”