2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
Statements made by partners in the oil and gas well at West Newton in East Yorkshire have prompted opponents to question future plans for the site.
Union Jack Oil plc has raised £5m to press ahead with drilling plans at West Newton in East Yorkshire, the company announced this morning.
The exploration site at West Newton, north of Hull, has more oil than previously estimated, investors in the site said today.
Rathlin Energy has suspended the extended well test at its West Newton well site in East Yorkshire – just a week after the start.
A drilling licence in Lincolnshire remains one of the UK’s largest untested onshore prospects, Union Jack said today, even though the most recent well was suspended without finding oil or gas.
An investor in the West Newton wellsite in East Yorkshire has said it could be the UK’s largest onshore gasfield and the largest onshore hydrocarbon discovery since 1973.