The former executive of one of the INEOS chemical companies has been appointed head of INEOS Shale, the UK’s largest holder of shale gas exploration licences.
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Drilling of a production well at the Lidsey oil site near Bognor Regis in West Sussex has begun, according to a statement from the operator, Angus Energy.
Students looking for a career in the onshore oil and gas industry were expected to enrol in a new national college this month.
Surrey County Council’s position that Angus Energy drilled its new Brockham oil well without planning permission has been supported by lawyers.
The shale gas firm, Cuadrilla has confirmed that drilling began today at its site at near Blackpool.
As Cuadrilla prepares to drill the UK’s first horizontal shale gas wells, research from a Scottish university suggests the country’s geology won’t support fracking.