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.
Egdon Resources announced today that it had taken over Celtique Energie’s interests in two oil and gas exploration licences.
Campaigners against oil exploration at Horse Hill near Gatwick are planning a march and mass cycle to the site next week.