HSBC bank has increased its stake in IGas, which is currently drilling for shale gas at Tinker Lane in Nottinghamshire.
The exploration company, Rathlin Energy, owed nearly £34m, according to annual accounts published yesterday (7 November 2018).
Solo Oil has announced it is selling its direct interest in the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.
INEOS has increased its onshore exploration licence area in the UK to more than 1.2m acres, it announced this morning
The company behind the Brockham oil well in Surrey has bought into the neighbouring licence where there are plans for exploratory drilling this year.
Egdon adds to licence stake Egdon Resources has announced it has increased its stake in a potential shale gas area in the East Midlands.
Opponents of plans for 15 years of oil production near Scunthorpe had tears in their eyes when councillors refused planning permission this afternoon.