Fracking: 14th Round Blocks (England)

A project by Owen Boswarva.
Last updated 09/02/2015.

This map displays blocks offered for the 14th Round of Oil and Gas Licensing on 28/07/2014 (for England only).

The base dataset polygons are used under the Open Government Licence. Attribution: © DECC. Contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.

The second layer has been amended to subtract Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs), National Parks and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs). This layer contains data derived from three Natural England datasets, used under NE's version of the OGL. Attribution: © Natural England copyright. Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2014.

The third layer has been further amended to subtract Groundwater Source Protection Zones (SPZs). This layer contains data derived from an Environment Agency dataset, which is available for use under EA's non-commercial licence. Attribution: © Environment Agency copyright and/or database right 2014. All rights reserved.

See also the related blog post.