Key figures Barrels of oil per day (bopd): 14,154
The UK government is being urged today to withdraw from a legal challenge about the climate impacts of oil production in Surrey.
Opponents of 20 years of production and six new wells at an oil field in East Yorkshire have been celebrating the refusal of planning permission.
Proposals by Rathlin Energy for 20 years of oil production and six new wells at its West Newton-A site in East Yorkshire have been supported by council officials.
The operator of the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire said initial production exceeded 884 barrels of oil per day (bopd).
A new report published today shows that the UK has increased its oil and gas production since declaring a climate emergency in 2019.
Proposals for long-term oil production and six new wells at a Rathlin Energy site in East Yorkshire are due to be decided at the end of this month, it was announced today.
Union Jack Oil reported today it had made about US$300,000 (£217,000) from test production at the Wressle well in North Lincolnshire.
“Bleak” outlook for fossil fuels as study finds 60% of oil and gas must stay in the ground to meet climate targets
A majority oil and gas reserves must remain in the ground to avoid the climate crisis, analysis published today concludes.
UK onshore oil production on all measures rose in May 2021 compared with previous months but it failed to return to the level of the start of the year.