Third Energy, the company behind plans to frack in North Yorkshire, has announced it now has no immediate shale gas plans.
Legal papers were submitted this morning in a challenge against the shale gas regulator about who should pay for decommissioning sites.
Anti-fracking campaigner Helen Chuntso reports on an investigation into the sale of Third Energy’s onshore gas business. She examines the importance of the deal for funding decommissioning – an issue now attracting cross-party political attention.
Angus Energy has said it is in talks to sell its stake in an oil production licence in Surrey after revealing that a controversial sidetrack well was unlikely to flow commercially without extra stimulation.
Third Energy Holdings Limited has announced it has sold its troubled onshore gas business, which includes well sites in North Yorkshire.
UK Oil & Gas plc has acquired the interests of two companies in the Holmwood exploration licence, south of Dorking in Surrey.
The government should refuse consent for Third Energy’s fracking plans in North Yorkshire, campaigners said this morning in response to publication of the company’s annual accounts.