Events in June 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
Who pays for clean-ups and decommissioning if an onshore operator goes bust? It’s a question that is concerning MPs and landowners. In this guest post, researcher and anti-fracking campaigner, Ben Dean, looks at the rules for decommissioning and argues for tougher controls.
Third Energy Holdings Limited has announced it has sold its troubled onshore gas business, which includes well sites in North Yorkshire.
UK onshore oil production fell to a seven-year low in 2018, according to official data.
Owners of fracking sites may be liable for the clean-up if project backers go out of business, MPs said in a report published today.
People living around the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport have protested about long-term drilling and production plans.
Weekend long read: Promises, promises. Will operators meet their drilling commitments and does it matter?
Time is running out for UK onshore oil and gas companies that were awarded exploration licences in the most recent government licensing round.