Egdon Resources’ new well at Biscathorpe, near Louth in Lincolnshire, has failed to encounter the oil formation it was targeting, the company said this afternoon.
Summary of recent activity and expected operations at key sites, including applications, decisions, company plans and licence changes.
An oil company has banned members of a community information group from taking part in protests about its exploration site.
Edgon Resources confirmed this afternoon it had begun drilling its oil exploration well at Biscathorpe, near Louth in Lincolnshire.
For the third time in under two years, councillors have thrown out plans for long-term oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Planning officers have for the third time recommended approval of proposals by Egdon Resources for 15 years of oil production at its site at Wressle near Scunthorpe.
Opponents of oil drilling at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds have protested against the start of site construction work.