Opponents of oil and gas exploration at West Newton in East Yorkshire have set up another camp to monitor operations in the area.
The chair of Rathlin Energy, David Montagu-Smith, has left the board, the company has announced.
The amount of carbon that would be emitted during any future oil production at West Newton in East Yorkshire would be smaller than the UK onshore average, according to the conclusions of a study announced today.
The exploration and production company, Union Jack Oil, is planning to withdraw from three licences in 2020 because of falls in their value.
The Environment Agency has published an application to revise the rules for a well test at Rathlin Energy’s oil and gas site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
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Union Jack Oil has announced plans to restart an extended well test at the West Newton-A oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the possible action on UK fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2020.
The number of onshore oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2019 was up slightly on 2018, which was a 68-year low for the industry. This year, operators spudded (began drilling) four, or possibly five wells, depending on how you count your wells.
2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.