The risk of earthquakes from well operations such as acidisation, water reinjection and pressure release should be controlled in the same way as fracking, a parliamentary meeting heard today.
This post has live updates from the meeting of North Lincolnshire Council discussing Egdon Resources’ proposal for long-term oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
The oil exploration company, UKOG, says there’s no connection between its drilling site at Horse Hill near Gatwick Airport and the Easter earthquake in Surrey.
As companies across the Weald in southern England begin using acidisation as part of Kimmeridge oil exploration, a campaign group has published a new leaflet about the technique. In this Guest Post, The Weald Action Group, an alliance of community organisations across the region, explains why it produced […]
Opponents of plans by IGas to test its well at Ellesmere Port say more than 2,200 people have objected to the scheme, due to be decided later this month.
Live updates from day 5 of the public inquiry into plans by Egdon Resources to produce oil from its site at Wressle in Lincolnshire. Today’s session is expected to hear the cross-examination of Egdon’s planning witness, Paul Foster. Egdon is appealing against refusals of planning permission by North Lincolnshire […]
Live updates from the second day of the public inquiry into plans by Egdon Resources to produce oil from its site at Wressle in Lincolnshire. Updates from Day 1 here