The Government announced the first results today of the 14th round of onshore oil and gas licences. 27 licences will be formally issued later in the year to a total of 12 operators, including well-known names, such as Cuadrilla, IGas, Egdon and INEOS. Most of these licences cover […]
Three key areas account for most of the first new onshore licences to explore for oil and gas announced today by the government. Of the 27 unveiled at lunchtime, eight are in Lincolnshire, nine in Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire, and four between Sheffield and Leeds.
The UK risks become a low-paid theme park for the world if it does not develop domestic shale gas, the commercial director of chemical manufacturer, Ineos, told a conference in London this morning.
A crowdfunded leaflet about fracking is to be reprinted after distributing 80,000 copies in a month.
The chief executive and co-founder of IGas, Andrew Austin, is stepping down from the board, the company announced this morning. It also gave details of cuts of more than 25% to its workforce and consultants.
Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Four National Parks suitable for fracking are also among the most popular and biggest tourist earners Sir Nicholas Soames says fracking in Sussex is silly but […]
INEOS is extending its interests in shale gas under an agreement announced this morning with IGas. INEOS said the deal would make it the third largest holder of onshore oil and gas licences, with access to almost ¼ m acres of potential shale gas reserves.