DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the oil and gas sites that may see action in the next year.
We look at results from constituencies with a special interest in fracking or oil and gas exploration. We also review what happened to MPs who voted in parliament for a fracking moratorium earlier this year.
IGas boss, Andrew Austin, told an industry conference this afternoon the company’s well at Ellesmee Port in Cheshire was as good, if not better than anything the company had seen across north-west England.
INEOS is extending its interests in shale gas under an agreement announced this morning with IGas. INEOS said the deal would make it the third largest holder of onshore oil and gas licences, with access to almost ¼ m acres of potential shale gas reserves.
A shale gas industry in the UK would be concentrated on a smaller number of sites than happens in the US, the chief operating officer of IGas told the Shale UK conference this morning. John Blaymires said: “We are never going to develop shale gas in the way […]
Operators started drilling (spudded) 19 onshore oil and gas wells in 2014, four more than in 2013, but 10 down on 2011. Click here for 2013 figures and charts. Based on information from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), 10 of the 2014 spudded wells were […]
The clauses in the Infrastructure Bill dealing with fracking and rights to drill under private land are likely to be considered towards the end of the Committee Stage of the legislation.
Events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the final half of December Committee stage of the Infrastructure Bill in House of Commons Solidarity Sunday at Ellesmere Port Deadline for responses to Celtique Energie appeal against refusal of permission Deadline for submissions to parliamentary inquiry into the […]
On Tuesday November 5th, the heads of two fracking companies gave evidence to the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee. They were asked about safety, public opinion, regulation, delays and the potential value of the fracking industry. Find out the key points of what they said and read […]