Shares in Angus Energy rose 28% today on news that the company had begun processing wellhead gas from its B2 well at Saltfleetby in Lincolnshire.
Councillors have been urged to again refuse plans for 20 years of oil production by Rathlin Energy in East Yorkshire.
Council officials have supported plans for more time at an undeveloped well site in Lincolnshire, where the only work carried out since 2014 has been on the site entrance.
A council which backed fracking nearly six years ago has adopted new planning rules that could restrict proposals for the controversial process.
One of the winning companies in the most recent auction of onshore oil and gas licences is going out of business.
Predictions for a single gas well in East Yorkshire suggest initial production could exceed many entire fields in the North Sea.
Well tests at Rathlin Energy’s exploration sites in East Yorkshire recovered oil and gas but did not achieve sustained flow rates, it was revealed today.
The operator of the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire said initial production exceeded 884 barrels of oil per day (bopd).
Angus Energy says its gas field at Saltfleetby in Lincolnshire is “on track for re-commissioning” in December2021.
Regulators have given UK Oil & Gas plc more time to drill at the Horse Hill site in Surrey, the company announced today.