The leading company behind exploration at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick said total production from the flow test so far had reached nearly 14,000 barrels.
The exploration company, Rathlin Energy, owed nearly £34m, according to annual accounts published yesterday (7 November 2018).
Opponents of oil drilling at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds have protested against the start of site construction work.
Shale gas has flowed to the surface at Cuadrilla’s fracked well at Preston New Road near Blackpool, the company said this lunchtime.
The government should refuse consent for Third Energy’s fracking plans in North Yorkshire, campaigners said this morning in response to publication of the company’s annual accounts.
The British Geological Survey has reported a 0.5 magnitude earth tremor this afternoon near Cuadrilla’s fracking site on the edge of Blackpool. There was also a 0.4M tremor and two micro-seismic events.
The shale gas company, IGas, has given notice to local people that it is ready to start drilling at one of its sites in north Nottinghamshire.