UK Oil and Gas has announced that a section of the reservoir at its Broadford Bridge oil well in West Sussex is “unproductive” because of low permeability.
A planning application for oil production at the Horse Hill exploration site near Gatwick Airport will be submitted in spring 2018, according to UK Oil and Gas, one of the leading companies behind the project.
The Infrastructure Act unexpectedly made news last week with the closure of a loophole on fracking consent. Fracking in the UK now looks unlikely in 2017. But 2018 could be very different, with fracking now expected at two sites and shale gas companies looking for new locations. In this guest […]
A Nottinghamshire oil site has run out of time to drill any wells, even though it has been granted five consecutive planning consents.
Updated 26 October 2017 with statement from Oil & Gas Authority and 17 November 2017 with document released by Surrey County Council Angus Energy has announced it will submit a planning application for a disputed oil well drilled in January this year.
The Government has confirmed it has received an application for hydraulic fracturing consent for Third Energy’s wellsite in North Yorkshire.
Lawyers for the government today defended the decision to give the go-ahead to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site and the UK’s first horizontal fracking wells.