UK Oil & Gas has said it could stimulate or sidetrack its second oil well at Horse Hill in Surrey to achieve long-term production.
A US fracking company featured in the documentary Gasland has been charged with environmental offences following a two-year grand jury investigation.
Just one in ten people support fracking in the UK, according to the latest results in a quarterly government survey.
IGas should not be allowed to dispose of radioactive wastewater in a well at its Singleton oil site in the South Downs, campaigners have argued.
No equipment to identify the source of formation water in the new well at Horse Hill was available in the UK or Europe until next month, the main investor in the Surrey site said today.
Shares in UK Oil & Gas plc fell 8% today following a statement on testing its new well at the Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
Cuadrilla’s Australian investor has suggested that the shale gas company will be looking at new exploration sites next year.
The company that wants to frack for shale gas near Formby in Lancashire is pressing ahead with its planning application, despite the government’s recent moratorium.
“I love it because it is not oil”, the head of Angus Energy said of his new gas asset in Lincolnshire.
Angus Energy’s plans to test the flow of oil at its well at Balcombe in West Sussex are now open for public comment.