IGas has confirmed that it has delivered most of the drilling equipment to its Tinker Lane shale gas site in north Nottinghamshire.
The leading company behind exploration at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick said total production from the flow test so far had reached nearly 14,000 barrels.
The Health and Safety Executive has issued two improvement notices to IGas after an unintended escape of water at an injection well in Hampshire.
The Horse Hill oil site in Surrey looks increasingly likely to be one of the UK’s leading onshore producing fields, its leading investor said this afternoon.
Angus Energy said this morning its Balcombe oil well in West Sussex had flowed at rates of 853 and 1,587 barrels of oil per day in tests. But the company said it had encountered unexpected water and ran out of time to do more than two tests because […]
Fracking Week in Parliament: DrillOrDrop review of what UK politicians say about the onshore oil and gas industry. The Prime Minister was questioned about statements on her website supporting local decision-making – at a time when the government proposes to take some shale gas schemes out of local […]
The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, has refused to renew a lease of land for oil drilling in Surrey because of the damage it could do to ancient woodland.