Evaluation of a well is underway at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-B site in East Yorkshire.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in UK onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
A year ago today, people in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts waited to hear whether the government would approve Ineos plans to drill for shale gas near their homes. 90 miles away, this scene was repeated in Cheshire where IGas was seeking permission to test its shale […]
IGas saw revenue drop by nearly half last year following production cuts and a falling oil price during the Covid-19 pandemic.
UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) has announced the Turkish energy ministry has granted formal drilling consent for the Basur-3 well.
Oil production at the Horse Hill site in Surrey fell at the end of last year to its second lowest level so far.
Anti-fracking campaigners posted adverts targeting the shale gas industry in more than 100 bus shelters in a dozen European cities today.
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Annual UK onshore oil production has fallen to its lowest level since 2011.
‘No planning consent for importing waste water to Angus Energy’s Brockham oil site’, council confirms
Angus Energy does not have planning permission for its proposal to dispose of waste water produced at oil and gas sites across the Weald, it was confirmed today.
The government’s climate advisor has said the ongoing moratorium on fracking in England should not be lifted without considering the impact of shale gas on greenhouse gas emissions.