Opponents of fracking have described today’s withdrawal of an order to plug and abandon Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas wells as ‘kicking the fracking can down the road ‘. More details
A tree planting scheme on the site of a former oil site in the South Downs National Park has failed.
The would-be fracking firm, Third Energy, has been acquired by a renewables company, which plans to use old gas wells to generate geothermal energy.
Rathlin Energy, the operator of two oil and gas sites in East Yorkshire, has declared an annual loss in 2020 of £1,015,920. This was slightly smaller than the previous year.
Third Energy has announced it is to use new techniques to plug and abandon its Malton A gas site in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
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A company that tried to frack in North Yorkshire three years ago says it wants to re-use old gas sites for renewable energy.
The regulator of the oil and gas industry has no power to secure decommissioning of onshore sites, the High Court heard today.
There was a real risk that Third Energy might not be able to decommission its gas wells in North Yorkshire under new owners, the High Court was told today.
Centrica is giving up its stake in Cuadrilla’s shale gas licence in the Fylde near Blackpool.