UK onshore oil production fell in 2019 to its lowest point for eight years, official data has revealed.
The result of an appeal by IGas over plans to test a shale gas well at Ellesmere Port has been delayed.
IGas reported today it was working on contingency plans in case its operations were affected by the coronavirus.
A government fund to help English councils deal with shale gas planning applications appears to have paid out just 20% of what was available.
IGas should not be allowed to dispose of radioactive wastewater in a well at its Singleton oil site in the South Downs, campaigners have argued.
Decisions on shale gas schemes at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire and Woodsetts in South Yorkshire will be issued within the next three months, the Planning Inspectorate has announced.
Events in January 2020 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning Deadline for submission of inspectors’ reports on Woodsetts and Ellesmere Port public inquiries Closing date for comments on UKOG bid to extend consents at Broadford Bridge Possible decision dates for planning applications in […]
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the possible action on UK fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2020.
The number of onshore oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2019 was up slightly on 2018, which was a 68-year low for the industry. This year, operators spudded (began drilling) four, or possibly five wells, depending on how you count your wells.
2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.