Greater Manchester announced a policy this morning which would have the effect of blocking fracking across one of the UK’s major shale gas regions.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2019
In the week that IGas confirmed its Tinker Lane well had missed the Bowland shale, campaigner Ben Dean investigates the high failure rate of UK onshore oil and gas licences in the past two decades.
IGas has given up an exploration licence south of Chester.
A survey out today has found that 80% of Conservative councillors in areas where fracking companies have a licence to explore for shale gas believe that planning applications should be required before drilling.
The Oil & Gas Authority has given details of where wells must be drilled by a group of companies that hold appraisal licences in England and Wales.
Europa Oil and Gas is seeking more time to drill and test a well at its exploration site near Leith Hill in Surrey.