Regulation of the UK onshore shale industry is “lax, fragmented and frequently incompetent”, a new study has concluded.
The company behind oil drilling at Horse Hill in Surrey said this morning it had taken a licence stake in south east Turkey in the hope of “rapid monetisation” of reserves.
The regulator of the oil and gas industry has no power to secure decommissioning of onshore sites, the High Court heard today.
Cuadrilla should be allowed to keep its long-standing Elswick gas production site, Lancashire planners said today, even though there’s been no extraction for more than seven years.
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Union Jack Oil announced this morning it had increased its interest in the Biscathorpe oil site in Lincolnshire.
In this guest post, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner Ben Dean argues there should be a change to the law which currently could allow the Chinese to influence shale gas exploration in England.
Operators of a third of the UK’s newest onshore shale gas licences have been given more time for exploration.
Losses in IGas more than doubled in 2019 to more than £50m as the company turned its back on shale exploration in north west England, annual accounts have revealed.
Europa Oil & Gas, one of the main investors in oil production plans at Wressle, announced today it had cut salaries and cancelled non-core contracts because of the coronavirus outbreak and oil price falls.