The petro-chemical company, Ineos, plans to drill its first exploratory well in Scotland this year and could start fracking in 2016.
The biggest constraint on a UK shale gas industry could be finding land suitable for drilling sites, the Shale UK conference heard this afternoon. Complex geology would also limit how, and where, companies can drill.
A shale gas industry in the UK would be concentrated on a smaller number of sites than happens in the US, the chief operating officer of IGas told the Shale UK conference this morning. John Blaymires said: “We are never going to develop shale gas in the way […]
Summary of recent activity, applications and decisions on UK onshore oil and gas. The list is organised alphabetically first by country, then county and site. (Spool down for Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.)
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Infrastructure Bill gets royal assent and government accused of breaking promise on fracking conditions Wales imposes moratorium on fracking planning applications and government devolves oil […]
Last week, Lancashire’s development control committee rejected the advice of officers and refused planning permission to Cuadrilla to use its Grange Hill wellsite at Singleton for another three years. The company wanted to use the well for pressure testing and seismic monitoring as part of its fracking plans […]
Updated list of key events on fracking and onshore oil and gas in March Climate March and anti-fracking demonstrations Deadline for comments on drilling plans Decision on West Newton-B well in East Yorkshire Consultation meetings and deadlines Conferences Training Private Members’ bills