UK Oil & Gas said today it would reperforate the Portland section of its first well at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.
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Bob Seely, the Conservative MP for Isle of Wight, has told campaigners he is against proposals to drill for oil at Arreton.
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Reports from the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey this morning say protesters breached security and got into the compound at dawn, preventing the start of work.
More than a third of damage reports following the UK’s strongest fracking-induced earthquake in Lancashire last year were from one town, according to data released this week.
More than 100 campaign groups have urged the UK and Scottish governments not to bail out part of the Ineos group because of losses during the coronavirus outbreak.
Reabold Resources has increased its stake in oil and gas exploration at West Newton in East Yorkshire to more than 50%.
Rathlin Energy has applied to connect its oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire connection to the electricity grid.
Operators of a third of the UK’s newest onshore shale gas licences have been given more time for exploration.
The planning decision due this week on proposals to drill for oil and gas near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey has been deferred.