A convoy of equipment under police escort arrived at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton oil exploration site in East Yorkshire yesterday (17 August 2020).
Oil production at the Horse Hill field in Surrey ranked fourth in the UK onshore, according to the latest official data. But the daily average was below that previously claimed by the operator and was less than 2% of the UK onshore total.
Perenco UK, the country’s biggest onshore oil producer, saw losses of more than £113m in 2019. This compared with a profit of £250m the year before.
A revised planning application for an extended well test at the Balcombe oil exploration site in West Sussex is due to be submitted within a week, operator Angus Energy said today.
Angus Energy has announced an agreement with a division of Royal Dutch Shell for gas production from Saltfleetby in Lincolnshire.
Colin Watson, a leading campaigner against fracking and shale gas developments in Cheshire, has died.
Plans by Angus Energy to install a new pipeline from its Saltfleetby gas site in Lincolnshire have been approved.
The government has been asked what assessment it has made of the decision by Aurora Energy Resources to drop its plans to frack near Formby in Lancashire.
Support for fracking has risen and opposition fallen, according to results from a government survey published today.
Vehicles visiting the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey were delayed for a second day by slow walking protests by environmental campaigners.