A government fund to help English councils deal with shale gas planning applications appears to have paid out just 20% of what was available.
Ineos has withdrawn the long-running planning application for coalbed methane extraction at Airth in Falkirk. Opponents of the scheme for 22 new wells and 14 new sites described the decision as “fantastic news”.
UKOG has announced that it has consent for long-term production from its Horse Hill site in Surrey from the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA).
Plans for an alternative access to UKOG’s proposed oil and gas site at Dunsfold in Surrey have been withdrawn.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has breached rules on monitoring the flare at its Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire.
Life must be made difficult for oil and gas companies that increase – or fail to reduce – carbon emissions, Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners have argued.
Union Jack Oil said this morning it had acquired an extra 35% stake in the Keddington oilfield in Lincolnshire.
UK Oil & Gas plc has announced it has successfully shut-off the source of formation water that entered an oil well at its Horse Hill site in Surrey.
Opponents of the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick airport are seeking to overturn the decision of a High Court judge.
Production at Angus Energy’s Saltfleetby gasfield and oil flow at Balcombe would “mark a turnaround in the group’s fortunes” and bring “material cash flow for the first time”, the company said today.