The energy minister has confirmed that a small-scale form of fracking, planned for a site in Lincolnshire, is not covered by the moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.
Third Energy has announced it is to use new techniques to plug and abandon its Malton A gas site in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
The impact of an operation to improve oil flows at one of the UK’s newest production wells has been revealed in the most recent data.
A key document needed to allow small-scale fracking at Wressle in north Lincolnshire has not yet been approved.
In this guest post, campaigner and researcher Ben Dean investigates official orders to decommission gas wells in North Yorkshire.
Official oil production at the Horse Hill site in Surrey has fallen to its lowest level so far, according to monthly data released today.
The number of onshore oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2020 fell to a 70-year low.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.
Stuart Haszeldine, Professor of Geology at the University of Edinburgh, reviews new research on fracking-induced earthquakes, released yesterday by the Oil & Gas Authority. The studies analysed hydraulic fracturing at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool and concluded that induced seismicity was difficult to predict […]
The government’s long-awaited Energy White Paper, published today, warned the oil and gas sector it “must go considerably faster in reducing its own carbon footprint or risk losing its social licence to operate”.