A controversial operation to improve oil flow at a site in Lincolnshire has been successful, the operator said this morning.
Union Jack Oil announced this morning that the proppant squeeze planned for the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire had been approved.
Final consent had not yet been granted for the stimulation of the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire, Union Jack Oil confirmed today. But the company announced that tests on wells at two West Newton sites in East Yorkshire were expected soon.
A key document needed to allow small-scale fracking at Wressle in north Lincolnshire has not yet been approved.
As the election draws to a close, campaigner Ada Zaffina sets out for the new government what she thinks is wrong with the moratorium on fracking.
A public inquiry which opens tomorrow into oil plans in north Lincolnshire could see the first examination of the government moratorium on fracking.
Environmental campaigners are calling on the government to extend its moratorium on fracking to less publicised techniques used by the oil and gas industry.
The Environment Agency (EA) confirmed today that it had approved Cuadrilla’s hydraulic fracturing plan for the second shale gas well at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool.
The maximum strength of tremors induced by new fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site has been estimated at 3.1ML, the company said in a document published today.
The Environment Agency announced this afternoon it has approved Third Energy’s hydraulic fracturing plan for the Kirby Misperton site in North Yorkshire.