The government’s climate adviser has said planning policies must deliver carbon-reduction goals – but it declined to back a landmark legal challenge to how UK onshore oil production is decided.
Rathlin Energy has confirmed that it began to mobilise equipment today to complete and test the well at its West Newton B site in East Yorkshire.
Equipment to flow test a well at the West Newton-B oil site in East Yorkshire is due to be delivered in May 2021, it was announced this morning.
People are being invited to comment on changes to the environmental permit for the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.
More than seven years of controversial oil exploration in the West Sussex village of Balcombe could be at an end after councillors blocked plans for a well test.
Plans have been submitted for a new sidetrack well, testing and long-term production at the Biscathorpe oil site near Louth in Lincolnshire.
The operator of the Wressle site in North Lincolnshire has announced oil flow had begun.
Union Jack Oil is spending £1m to become the largest investor in the Biscathorpe oil licence in Lincolnshire.
A workover rig has been delivered to Egdon Resources’ Wressle oil site in North Lincolnshire to prepare the well for production.
2020 was a frack free year in the UK because the shale gas industry failed to persuade ministers to lift blocks on the process.