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.
Oil and gas companies have been given more time to carry out work in 10 English licence areas.
Angus Energy has said it is in talks to sell its stake in an oil production licence in Surrey after revealing that a controversial sidetrack well was unlikely to flow commercially without extra stimulation.