Follow onshore oil production trends with our review of the latest official monthly data
For the first time since 1935, no onshore oil or gas wells were drilled in a calendar year, according to 2021 data from the industry regulator.
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.
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.
UK onshore oil production fell in 2019 to its lowest point for eight years, official data has revealed.
IGas has confirmed its first shale gas well at Springs Road in north Nottinghamshire has reached its total depth of 3,500 metres and encountered all three targets.
The number of onshore oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2018 was a 68-year low for the industry.
As 2018 concludes, DrillOrDrop has compiled some of the key statistics from the past 12 months for the UK onshore oil and gas industry.