The exploration site at West Newton, north of Hull, has more oil than previously estimated, investors in the site said today.
A campaigner from North Yorkshire is seeking to raise £10,000 to take the oil and gas regulator to court over who pays for decommissioning.
IGas has been granted extra time for exploration work in six oil and gas licences awarded three years ago.
Anti-fracking campaigners are to protest against Ineos during the Tour of Britain cycle race tomorrow (14 September 2019) by wearing devil masks of the company’s billionaire owner, Jim Ratcliffe.
UK Oil & Gas confirmed today it had more time to drill in two southern England exploration licences, where no work has yet been carried out.
Councillors have voted to oppose fracking on the Somerset coast between Minehead and Burnham-on-Sea.
An onshore oil and gas licence in southern England moved into its production phase this week. But the operator has not yet drilled a well in the area that has been proved to be successful.