The shale company IGas has raised questions about its ability to operate as a going concern.
The search for potential shale gas sites is now underway across the UK. DrillOrDrop will be reporting later this month on seismic surveying. But first we ask: “What do companies look for above the ground?” Paul Foster, a director with the planning consultancy, Barton Willmore, explains what makes […]
DrillOrDrop’s digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world.
Oil and gas companies have given up 14 UK onshore exploration licences, according to information released by the government today. In 17 licence areas, the government has allowed companies more time to carry out exploration. And in another 16 there are new agreements to drill, frack or carry […]
Opponents of fracking throughout Sussex have written to the government objecting to any extension of an oil exploration licence recently bought by one of the companies behind the Horse Hill well near Gatwick.
DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of June and July and later in the […]
Oil and gas companies operating more than 40 onshore oil and gas licences face losing at least part of their acreage at the end of this month.
The Denver-based oil company, Magellan Petroleum, is looking to sell its interests in exploration licences and drilling plans in the Weald in southern England.
The petro-chemical company, Ineos, plans to drill its first exploratory well in Scotland this year and could start fracking in 2016.
The government is planning to review rules designed to reduce the risk of earthquakes from fracking operations, a civil servant said this morning.