DrillOrDrop’s winter diary of events in 2020/21 about the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has got three more years in which to seek consent for two new wells near Blackpool in Lancashire.
On the first anniversary of the moratorium on fracking, shale gas industry proposals to deal with earthquakes have been dismissed as “insufficient”.
You can keep up with November’s news here with our digest of headlines about UK fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas, updated daily.
The Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) has confirmed that it has extended Angus Energy’s licence at Brockham in Surrey until spring next year.
An anti-fracking campaigner who argued that the cost of decommissioning Third Energy’s gas wells in North Yorkshire could fall on the taxpayer has lost his legal case. Eddie Thornton told the high court in July that the industry regulator, the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA,) had failed to […]
Regulation of the UK onshore shale industry is “lax, fragmented and frequently incompetent”, a new study has concluded.
Production at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey fell by 25% in May 2020, according to the most recent figures released by regulators today.
Oil production at the Horse Hill field in Surrey ranked fourth in the UK onshore, according to the latest official data. But the daily average was below that previously claimed by the operator and was less than 2% of the UK onshore total.
The regulator of the oil and gas industry has no power to secure decommissioning of onshore sites, the High Court heard today.