An oil formation in Lincolnshire, missed by a well drilled last year, could be reached by a new sidetrack, a group of companies said today.
Union Jack Oil plc has raised £5m to press ahead with drilling plans at West Newton in East Yorkshire, the company announced this morning.
The only two campaigners arrested during four months of protests outside Egdon’s oil exploration site at Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire were found not guilty yesterday (1 August 2019).
A drilling licence in Lincolnshire remains one of the UK’s largest untested onshore prospects, Union Jack said today, even though the most recent well was suspended without finding oil or gas.
Egdon Resources’ new well at Biscathorpe, near Louth in Lincolnshire, has failed to encounter the oil formation it was targeting, the company said this afternoon.
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Edgon Resources confirmed this afternoon it had begun drilling its oil exploration well at Biscathorpe, near Louth in Lincolnshire.
A 74-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman become the first people to be arrested outside the Egdon Resources oil exploration site at Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire.
Last updated: 8/7/2020 Key facts Address: Land off High Street, Biscathorpe, Louth, Lincolnshire Planning applications: N/O59/0053/18 (May 2018) and (E)N59/2259/14 (2015) Operator: Egdon Resources Licence: PEDL253 Status: Exploratory drilling for oil Photos Timeline 24 June 2020 Union Jack Oil adds to stake in Biscathorpe licence. Details 30 March 2020 […]
Opponents of oil drilling at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds have protested against the start of site construction work.