For this weekend’s long read, Ben Dean explores the rules behind onshore Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences (PEDLs) and examines the decisions to be made for a group of PEDLs this year.
The oil exploration company, UKOG, says there’s no connection between its drilling site at Horse Hill near Gatwick Airport and the Easter earthquake in Surrey.
The exploration company. UKOG, announced this morning it had suspended its well at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex, after describing observed oil flows as likely to be “sub-commercial”.
The oil exploration company, UKOG, has had no right of access for operations at its site at Markwells Wood near Rowlands Castle for eight months, DrillOrDrop has learned.
Five women were arrested in the past week in protests outside the IGas shale gas exploration site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
Bianca Jagger is calling on UK Oil and Gas, the company behind oil exploration at sites in southern England, to withdraw its proposed injunction against environmental protesters.
The UK’s biggest shale gas company, INEOS, has suffered another vote against its exploration plans.
Live news updates: Rotherham councillors vote unanimously against INEOS shale gas plans for Woodsetts
Live updates on the Rotherham Borough Council meeting discussing the INEOS planning application for a shale gas well at Woodsetts.
The Environment Agency has re-arranged a public information meeting about Europa’s oil exploration plans in Surrey, after last week’s event was cancelled.
The exploration company, UK Oil and Gas, has applied for a wide-reaching injunction against anti-drilling protests at sites in West Sussex and Surrey.