A dozen onshore oil and gas licences, including one in Scotland, have been extended even though the operators have not met commitments to drill an exploration well.
Updated: 150-day flow tests expected to start soon at Horse Hill + UKOG announces £5.5m share placing
The leading company behind exploration at the so-called “Gatwick Gusher” oil site has said all the consents are now in place to allow extended flow testing to begin “shortly”.
Last year campaigner Ben Dean brought a legal challenge against the Oil & Gas Authority, the body which issues exploration licences to drilling companies on behalf of the government. He argued that the OGA had made unlawful changes to a licence for the area near Chester where he […]
Two of the UK’s leading shale gas companies have been given another four years to drill an exploration well in the Chester area to meet their commitments to the Government.
The community group, Harthill Against Fracking, is making a presentation this morning to the inquiry about its opposition to plans by INEOS Upstream to drill a shale gas well at Common Road in their South Yorkshire village.
This post has live updates from Day 1 of the public inquiry to decide whether INEOS should be allowed to drill a shale gas exploration well at Common Road, Harthill, in south Yorkshire.
Councillors have rejected a revised traffic management scheme for INEOS’s shale gas site at Harthill in Rotherham – against the advice of officials.