The short answer is not many companies sank wells anywhere onshore in 2015. The number of oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2015 was the lowest for almost 40 years.
IGas cleared the first hurdle to fracking in north Nottinghamshire this morning with the approval of its application for groundwater monitoring at a site earmarked for shale gas extraction.
In the past few minutes, Nottinghamshire County Council has approved plans by IGas to drill up to 12 groundwater monitoring boreholes at a Cold War missile test site near Misson.
The MP who represents the North Yorkshire village where Third Energy wants to carry out fracking has resigned as the vice-chair of an industry-funded parliamentary group on unconventional oil and gas.
Our update of the latest decisions on fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: Anti-fracking motions on exploration licences in Trafford, Cheshire and Gloucestershire North Yorkshire minerals plan consultation closes and another delay to Kirby Misperton decision Recommendation on IGas plans for Nottinghamshire and debate […]
Councillors are being recommended to approve IGas’s plan for up to 12 groundwater monitoring boreholes at a proposed shale gas site in north Nottinghamshire.
An anti-fracking meeting at IGas’ Duttons Lane site near Chester is going ahead this weekend, despite the eviction of the protest camp.
A company awarded 11 licences for oil and gas exploration by the government last year has been on a financial health warning list for four years, according to analysis published yesterday.
Check here for live updates on the eviction of Upton Community Protection Camp at the IGas Duttons Lane site near Chester. The company had been given permission to evict the camp from the afternoon of 4th December 2015. Campaigners at the camp have said they will resist attempts […]
Coal bed methane exploitation in north Shropshire now looks unlikely after it emerged that geologists working for IGas came to the same conclusion as an anti-fracking group – that it is not commercially viable.