Operators of a third of the UK’s newest onshore shale gas licences have been given more time for exploration.
IGas has been granted extra time for exploration work in six oil and gas licences awarded three years ago.
Weekend long read: Promises, promises. Will operators meet their drilling commitments and does it matter?
Time is running out for UK onshore oil and gas companies that were awarded exploration licences in the most recent government licensing round.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2019
Egdon Resources announced today that it had taken over Celtique Energie’s interests in two oil and gas exploration licences.
The Swiss-based chemicals company, INEOS, looks unlikely to commit to shale gas surveying in Scotland until it knows whether the country’s moratorium on fracking will be lifted. A senior executive told DrillOrDrop he expects the company’s shale business will concentrate next on Cheshire and other areas of England, […]
DRILLORDROP’S 1,000TH POST Our digest of September’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them – in the UK and around the world.
The Wildlife Trusts are urging the Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, to extend the areas where fracking is banned. The appeal comes on the final day for comments to a government consultation on the latest round of oil and gas licences. The Wildlife Trusts, which has identified nearly 200 […]
Solo Oil plc reveals in its half-yearly report out today (29th September 2015) that it bid for oil and gas exploration licences on the Isle of Wight.
The government’s consultation about how new oil and gas licences may affect the UK’s most important sites for wildlife appears to breach good practice guidelines – and has been criticised by a leading nature conservation organisation.