Cuadrilla should be allowed to keep its long-standing Elswick gas production site, Lancashire planners said today, even though there’s been no extraction for more than seven years.
DrillOrDrop’s diary is back after a break when many events were cancelled or postponed by the coronavirus outbreak.
A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.
A legal challenge against the oil and gas industry regulator will be heard at the High Court next month (July 2020).
Reabold Resources has increased its stake in oil and gas exploration at West Newton in East Yorkshire to more than 50%.
Operators of a third of the UK’s newest onshore shale gas licences have been given more time for exploration.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, is looking at conventional oil and gas opportunities in the UK after predicting no fracking this year.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
Updated 24 April 2020 The investment bank, VSA Capital, has hinted that politics, rather than science, could overturn the moratorium on onshore fracking in England.
UK onshore oil production fell in 2019 to its lowest point for eight years, official data has revealed.