As the dust settles on the government’s fracking U-turn, former ministerial adviser professor Peter Styles explains why definitions matter and how one part of England could be excluded from the moratorium.
Cuadrilla has been given permission to use a technique at its Lancashire fracking site which could see the release of methane and other gases into the atmosphere.
Cold venting and acid squeeze have been approved at Rathlin Energy’s oil and gas site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
Angus Energy could have avoided another planning application for its extended well test at Balcombe in West Sussex, the company admitted this evening.
UK onshore oil production is being held back by new regulations on water reinjection, Angus Energy told investors this evening.
Investors in the West Newton oil and gas site north of Hull have announced that drilling is underway on a second well.
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.