The use of acid in oil and gas wells is dividing opinion across the country, particularly in southern England and parts of the East Midlands.
Guest post by Kathryn McWhirter Tomorrow (11 January 2017), North Lincolnshire Council is expected to decide on a plans for oil production at Egdon’s site at Wressle, near Scunthorpe. The application includes proposals for the little-discussed process of acidisation.
The number of onshore oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2016 was the lowest for nearly 50 years, according to data from the Oil and Gas Authority.
IGas confirmed this morning it was having discussions with Trans European Oil & Gas, thought to be a leading holder of its secured debt.
The government has confirmed it will not allow fracking to be carried out from wells drilled at the surface of English protected areas, including National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and special wildlife sites.
Summary of recent activity on UK fracking and onshore oil and gas, including applications, consents and withdrawals.
A new strategy in West Sussex seeks to prevent almost all oil and gas development in the South Downs National Park and the county’s two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.