Anti-fracking campaigner Helen Chuntso reports on an investigation into the sale of Third Energy’s onshore gas business. She examines the importance of the deal for funding decommissioning – an issue now attracting cross-party political attention.
Angus Energy announced this morning it had completed a farm-in agreement for the Saltfleetby gasfield in East Lincolnshire.
Investors and anti-drilling campaigners have criticised proposals by Angus Energy to use money intended for decommissioning to connect a shut-in gas field to the grid.
The private equity company, Kerogen Capital, is proposing to invest US$35m in IGas, it was announced this morning. The deal depends on a restricting of IGas’s bonds and may require approval from the Takeover Panel.