2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.
Key figures Daily production: 14,399.66 barrels per dayWeight: 58,472.4 tonnesVolume: 70,967 m3Volume of onshore as a proportion of UK total oil production: 1.80%
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.
Key figures Barrels per day (bopd): 13,855Mar 2021 14,194 bopdFeb 2021 14,491 bopdJan 2021 14,794 bopd
Key figures Barrels per day (bopd): 14,194(February 2021 14,491 bopd, January 2021 14,794 bopd)
An oil company has won consent to continue the disposal of liquid radioactive waste in the South Downs National Park.
Key figures 60,083 tonnes72,911 m314,794 barrels of oil per day1.63% of total UK production
Annual UK onshore oil production has fallen to its lowest level since 2011.
Monthly oil, water and gas production were all up at Horse Hill in Surrey, the UK’s newest onshore production site, according to the latest official data.
IGas has announced a partnership with a US company to turn methane extracted from sites in south east England into hydrogen.