Alba Mineral Resources has disposed of its 5% stake in the Brockham oil licence in Surrey.
BP’s Hamble oil terminal near Southampton has been blocked by Extinction Rebellion climate campaigners
Union Jack Oil announced this morning that the proppant squeeze planned for the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire had been approved.
Key figures 60,083 tonnes72,911 m314,794 barrels of oil per day1.63% of total UK production
Oil production at the Horse Hill site in Surrey fell at the end of last year to its second lowest level so far.
Annual UK onshore oil production has fallen to its lowest level since 2011.
Images of Egdon Resources’ Wressle site in North Lincolnshire revealed the mobilisation of additional equipment today.
Politicians have asked ministers about new fracking licences, the role of shale gas in UK energy and potential conflicts of interest for climate advisors.
The oil and gas industry must improve reporting of climate change impacts or risk losing its social licence, the regulator said today.
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.