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.
Angus Energy has outlined plans for the Saltfleetby gas site in Lincolnshire after approval of its acquisition of a 51% stake.
Angus Energy has raised a £1.5m loan facility to pay for the costs of decommissioning oil and gas wells.
Legal papers were submitted this morning in a challenge against the shale gas regulator about who should pay for decommissioning sites.
The government has no clear idea on how much it has spent supporting fracking, what the benefits would be and how much investment would be needed in future, the UK’s spending watchdog has revealed.