Opponents of fracking have described today’s withdrawal of an order to plug and abandon Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas wells as ‘kicking the fracking can down the road ‘. More details
The oil and gas regulator has withdrawn its order requiring Cuadrilla to plug and abandon its two shale gas exploration wells at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
Oil company “U-turn” on burning waste gas could lose energy for up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners say
An oil company in Surrey is expected to get permission to dispose of waste gas that could have powered up to 3,500 homes a year, campaigners said today.
Environmental campaigners have criticised the decision to allow more time to develop the controversial Cambo oil field, west of Shetland.
Annual UK onshore oil production has fallen again, continuing a downward trend in 2021 that began in the 1990s.
A local Conservative councillor has urged the levelling up secretary, Michael Gove, to intervene in plans by Rathlin Energy for long-term oil production and more drilling at a site in East Yorkshire.
Plans for 20 years of oil production near a historic building in Dorset have been withdrawn after limited progress in more than three years.
UK Oil & Gas plc is investigating international oil and gas projects and renewable schemes at home, the company’s annual accounts said today.
The shale gas company, Ineos Upstream, has been criticised by the High Court for “improper conduct” and “inexcusable delay” over its injunction against anti-fracking protests.
UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) has announced it will not appeal against the refusal of planning permission for exploration near the village of Arreton on the Isle of Wight.