Opponents of fracking in Lancashire have welcomed Cuadrilla’s announcement that it is to plug and abandon shale gas wells near Blackpool.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has announced it is to plug and abandon its two shale gas wells at Preston New Road site near Blackpool.
Follow onshore oil production trends with our review of the latest official monthly data
One of the winning companies in the most recent auction of onshore oil and gas licences is going out of business.
Three campaigners have lost their legal challenge to the UK’s oil and gas strategy.
Hundreds of tonnes of climate-warming methane is being released into the atmosphere by the UK’s longest continuously producing onshore oil well, despite curbs ordered by the environmental regulator.
For the first time since 1935, no onshore oil or gas wells were drilled in a calendar year, according to 2021 data from the industry regulator.
Three campaigners begin a legal challenge this morning to government support for the oil and gas industry.
The target of the Lidsey oil field in West Sussex is not where it was previously predicted, the operator said today.
Key figures Daily production: 14,070 barrels of oil per day (bopd) Weight: 57,122 tonnes Volume: 69,346m3 Volume of onshore as a proportion of UK total oil production: 1.88%