Redundant oil and gas wells could be used for geothermal energy, the would-be fracking company, IGas, said in an announcement this morning.
Plans by Rathlin Energy for two new well sites in East Yorkshire will not need a detailed environmental assessment, council planners have decided.
The government has been asked what assessment it has made of the decision by Aurora Energy Resources to drop its plans to frack near Formby in Lancashire.
Official documents confirm that an Ineos company has been awarded permits to drill the Texas shale.
Plans by IGas to drill and frack for shale gas on Ince Marshes in Cheshire appear to have been shelved.
Frack Free Isle of Wight has welcomed news that the island’s council has halted all planning decisions during the covid-19 outbreak.
Three roads in East Yorkshire could be closed for up to 18 months during work at an oil and gas site.
At least 10 staff have said they have left the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, in the past few months.
A Surrey resident has issued a legal challenge against the county council’s decision to grant planning permission for long-term oil production and more drilling at the Horse Hill exploration site.
UK onshore oil production is being held back by new regulations on water reinjection, Angus Energy told investors this evening.