Just three onshore wells were drilled in 2022, despite record oil and gas prices.
The oil and gas operator, Egdon Resources, has reported increased revenues of more than 530% because of rising production and prices.
Union Jack Oil has revealed plans for two new wells next year, as it reported its first profit.
Egdon Resources announced today it had submitted an appeal against the refusal of planning permission for its undeveloped North Kelsey site in Lincolnshire.
The oil company, Egdon Resources, is to challenge today’s refusal of planning permission at its undeveloped North Kelsey site in Lincolnshire.
Lincolnshire councillors this morning unanimously refused more time for an undeveloped oil site near Market Rasen – the third time the operator had sought to extend the life of the site.
Council officials have supported plans for more time at an undeveloped well site in Lincolnshire, where the only work carried out since 2014 has been on the site entrance.
The operator of a Lincolnshire oil site, where only limited work has been carried out since 2014, has been accused of “planning by stealth”.
At least 14 onshore oil and gas schemes are going through the planning system in England, DrillOrDrop research has revealed.
2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.