Keep up to date with December 2022’s news with our digest of daily updated headlines about the business, regulation and campaigns around UK fracking, shale, and onshore oil and gas.
DrillOrDrop’s review of the latest UK onshore oil data for July 2022: daily production falls at Wytch Farm to the lowest level for 10 years and the Gatwick Gusher slows to a trickle.
Hundreds of tonnes of climate-warming methane is being released into the atmosphere by the UK’s longest continuously producing onshore oil well, despite curbs ordered by the environmental regulator.
25 years of oil and gas extraction from a site in East Yorkshire is unlikely to have significant effects on the environment, council planners have ruled.
Researchers have discovered significant emissions of methane, the powerful and invisible greenhouse gas, at onshore oil sites across England.
The Environment Agency has approved new rules for work at the West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
The oil and gas industry must improve reporting of climate change impacts or risk losing its social licence, the regulator said today.
A six-day methane gas release at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool had the same carbon footprint as 142 flights from London to New York, new research has concluded.
Cuadrilla’s Australian investor has suggested that the shale gas company will be looking at new exploration sites next year.
A public consultation has opened into an environmental permit application for the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.