A government report which concluded that shale gas extraction increases air pollution was unpublished for three years and then released just after ministers approved fracking in Lancashire.
The first tanker of oil from the latest operations at the Horse Hill exploration site near Gatwick Airport has been sent to a refinery, UK Oil and Gas announced today.
The future of an oil exploration site in West Sussex depends on the results of tests at the so-called “Gatwick Gusher” well about 20 miles away in Surrey, a company has said.
A company awarded 11 licences for oil and gas exploration by the government last year has been on a financial health warning list for four years, according to analysis published yesterday.
UK Oil & Gas, one of the companies behind the Horse Hill exploratory oil well near Gatwick airport, announced this morning it estimated there were 158m barrels of oil per square mile in the Weald Basin. This could mean 50bn-100bn barrels across the region, meeting up to 30% […]