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.
One of the backers of plans for long-term production in the Lincolnshire Wolds has said the carbon intensity of oil from the site would be below the UK onshore average.
A British gas company is using a controversial treaty to sue Slovenia for insisting on protection for groundwater from fracking.
Investors in Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-B exploration site in East Yorkshire reported “good progress” today on the initial work.
UK Oil & Gas plc has announced the start of drilling at its Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
UK onshore oil production is being held back by new regulations on water reinjection, Angus Energy told investors this evening.
Anti-fracking groups took part in protests at six places across England today against the supply chain and funders of the shale gas industry. Windsor Activists assembled a four-metre model of a fracking rig outside the headquarters of Centrica, which has committed £100m to Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation in […]
Angus Energy announced this morning it had begun its testing programme on a controversial oil well at Brockham in Surrey. But local people have been asking questions about whether the company has met all the conditions of its environmental permit.
The Horse Hill oil site in Surrey looks increasingly likely to be one of the UK’s leading onshore producing fields, its leading investor said this afternoon.
Angus Energy said this morning its Balcombe oil well in West Sussex had flowed at rates of 853 and 1,587 barrels of oil per day in tests. But the company said it had encountered unexpected water and ran out of time to do more than two tests because […]