Saltfleetby, Lincolnshire

saltfleetby site

Current facilities at Saltfleetby site B. Image: Angus Energy

Key facts

Last updated 13/5/2020

Address: North End Lane, South Cockerington, East Lindsey, Lincolnshire

Planning application: Submission wxpected soon

Operator: Angus Energy

Licence: PEDL005

Status:  Eight gas wells drilled, of which seven are completed and licensed for production (Source: Angus Energy). Currently suspended following closure of Theddlethorpe Gas Terminal in 2018.


Last updated 13/5/2020

1 May 2020

Angus Energy says it expects to submit a planning application in a week for onsite gas processing at Saltfleetby. Second application for extension of pipeline likely to be submitted in late May. Details

5 March 2020

Angus says it is counting on production from Saltfleetby to mark a “turnaround in the group’s fortunes. Details

22 January 2020

Angus confirms it has submitted a field development plan for Saltfleetby. Details

2 December 2020

OGA approves transfer of Saltfleetby to Angus. Details

25 October 2019

Angus estimates decommissioning costs at Saltfleetby would be £1.25m. Details

11 October 2019

Angus Energy managing director says he has “very high level confidence about Saltfleetby as a producing and cash-generating asset”. Details

19 June 2019

Angus seals deal for Saltfleetby gasfield. Details

16 May 2019

Angus plans to use decommissioning money to connect Saltfleetby gas field to the grid. Details


Permission granted to convert the field into a storage facility


Wingas acquires field from Roc Oil

11 July 2003

Drilling starts on Saltfleetby-7

December 1999

Production begins

March 1999

Consent granted to develop the field