The oil and gas regulator has withdrawn its order requiring Cuadrilla to plug and abandon its two shale gas exploration wells at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
Government appeared to be considering a u-turn this afternoon on the order to Cuadrilla to plug and abandon its shale gas wells at Preston New Road near Blackpool.
Angus Energy has revealed plans to produce oil from an existing well at its Brockham site near Dorking in Surrey.
Third Energy has announced it is to use new techniques to plug and abandon its Malton A gas site in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
Doriemus is to sell its interest in the Brockham oil licence in Surrey to the operator, Angus Energy.
Important sections of the injunction against protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have been abandoned.
A group of Lancashire residents handed a letter to Cuadrilla’s headquarters this morning requesting a permanent end to fracking at the company’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
An oil exploration well in one of the most sensitive parts of the country has lacked scrutiny because of legal loopholes.
UKOG has confirmed it has abandoned its Markwells Wood site in the South Downs National Park. It has also given details of plans to drill nine new wells in southern England in the next two years.
A residents’ group in the South Downs is reporting that UK Oil & Gas is pulling out of its exploration site at Markwells Wood.