UK Oil & Gas plc has announced that production has resumed from the Portland oil formation at Horse Hill in Surrey.
Campaigner Ben Dean argues in this guest post that the single word temporary has cleared the way for oil and gas development in rural areas.
Proposals for an underground observatory in north Cheshire, predicted to provide the “most comprehensive geological data” in the world, have been published online and are open for comments.
Plans by IGas to test the flow of gas at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire risk the health of people living nearby, campaigners will argue later this month.
The expected planning application for four production wells at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick has been published.
For the third time in under two years, councillors have thrown out plans for long-term oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
A residents’ group in the South Downs is reporting that UK Oil & Gas is pulling out of its exploration site at Markwells Wood.