The new company that will lead UKOG’s plans to explore for oil in Turkey inherits its name in a complex journey, thousands of miles away in southern England.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in UK onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
Losses in Union Jack Oil more than doubled in the first half of 2020, compared with the same period last year.
MPs have promised to monitor how quickly the government implements recommendations of the UK’s citizens’ assembly on climate change.
Senior figures from Cuadrilla’s backers in Australia and Hong Kong have been appointed to the company’s boards.
A key part of the UK government’s strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions has been opposed by the first citizens’ assembly on climate change.
An oil exploration site in Lincolnshire, where only limited work has been carried out since 2014, will be allowed to operate for another 16 months.
A request by Egdon Resources for more time at its exploration site at North Kelsey has again been backed by council officials.
Plans by Rathlin Energy for two new well sites in East Yorkshire will not need a detailed environmental assessment, council planners have decided.
A model lightship being pushed from Brighton to London to raise awareness of climate change passed the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey today.
DrillOrDrop’s autumn diary of events in 2020 about the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.