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.
Summary of recent activity on UK fracking and onshore oil and gas, including applications, consents and withdrawals.
Letters seen by the Chester Standard suggest that IGas will not pay the £200,000 policing bill for the eviction of an anti-fracking camp from its coal bed methane site at Upton. In separate correspondence with a Cheshire MP the company’s chief executive, Stephen Bowler, has confirmed there are no […]
Egdon Resources has been moving equipment off its oil exploration site at Laughton in Lincolnshire after deciding to abandon the well.
Rathlin Energy has applied to extend the planning permission at its West Newton A wellsite in Holderness for another three years. The company has already drilled one well at the site on Fosham Lane and has permission for a second. But planning consent expires in March 2016. The […]