A public consultation opened today on the environmental impact of plans to revive oil exploration on the Isle of Wight.
Rathlin Energy has revealed proposals to add six new wells at its West Newton A wellsite in Holderness and seek consent for 25-years of production. In a short statement on its website, the company said it planned to drill, test and produce from up to six new wells. […]
The main investor at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has announced plans for two new production wells.
Stuart Haszeldine, Professor of Geology at the University of Edinburgh, reviews new research on fracking-induced earthquakes, released yesterday by the Oil & Gas Authority. The studies analysed hydraulic fracturing at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool and concluded that induced seismicity was difficult to predict […]
Drilling began this morning on the main borehole at the West Newton-B exploration site in East Yorkshire, site operator Rathlin Energy has announced.
Work to start oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe is still awaiting the discharge of planning conditions.
UKOG said this morning it had submitted a planning application for oil drilling and flow testing at Arreton on the Isle of Wight.
Police officers outnumbered shale gas opponents at times during the delivery of the first rig to the IGas exploration site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
Planning officers have recommended approval of Ineos proposals to drill an exploratory shale gas well on the edge of the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
The oil company, Egdon Resources, should get another three years to drill an exploration well at North Kelsey in Lincolnshire, planners have recommended.