The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has given formal notice that it intends to apply to extend the life of its shale gas site at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
As ministers consider how to compensate people living near shale gas sites, a DrillOrDrop analysis of the UK’s only fracking community benefit fund raises questions about its value.
Any commercial gas production at West Newton in East Yorkshire is about four years away, companies behind the plans revealed this morning.
IGas has revealed proposals for a new oil production site in Lincolnshire, which it says could extract 90,000 tonnes a year – but officials have said a detailed environmental study is not needed.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has taken the first step to extending the life of its suspended fracking site near Blackpool.
The first of eight new horizontal wells to exploit the West Newton gasfield in East Yorkshire could be drilled within months, it was revealed today.
Council officials have supported plans for more time at an undeveloped well site in Lincolnshire, where the only work carried out since 2014 has been on the site entrance.
Opponents of fracking in Lancashire have welcomed Cuadrilla’s announcement that it is to plug and abandon shale gas wells near Blackpool.
Alba Minerals has downgraded the value of its investment in the Horse Hill oil field in Surrey by more than £1.43m.
In this guest post, Graham Dean, of Reach CSG, reports on the discovery of what could be medieval oil wells near Guildford.