Follow onshore oil production trends with our review of the latest official monthly data
Council officials refused a request by IGas to abandon one of its wells in Lincolnshire this weekend because the rig that would have been used breached planning rules.
Key figures Daily production: 14,399.66 barrels per dayWeight: 58,472.4 tonnesVolume: 70,967 m3Volume of onshore as a proportion of UK total oil production: 1.80%
The would-be fracking company, IGas, has announced an agreement with CeraPhi Energy to develop geothermal energy projects using existing oil and gas wells.
UK onshore oil production on all measures rose in May 2021 compared with previous months but it failed to return to the level of the start of the year.
Key figures 60,083 tonnes72,911 m314,794 barrels of oil per day1.63% of total UK production
Annual UK onshore oil production has fallen to its lowest level since 2011.
IGas has given up its headquarters in London’s Mayfair, the exploration and production company formally announced today.
Monthly oil, water and gas production were all up at Horse Hill in Surrey, the UK’s newest onshore production site, according to the latest official data.
UK onshore oil production fell in 2019 to its lowest point for eight years, official data has revealed.