The maximum strength of tremors induced by new fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site has been estimated at 3.1ML, the company said in a document published today.
Britain’s biggest shale gas company told officials it needed more time to carry out agreed work on a drilling licence in Greater Manchester.
Third Energy has said it will apply to extend the duration of planning permission for the KMA wellsite at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
UK onshore oil production fell to a seven-year low in 2018, according to official data.
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Time is running out for UK onshore oil and gas companies that were awarded exploration licences in the most recent government licensing round.
The government’s new shale regulator, announced last spring, has three members of staff, at a cost of £75,000, operates “virtually” and has no powers, the energy minister has said.
Rathlin Energy made the first delivery today to its East Yorkshire oil and gas site, which has been mothballed since 2014.