British independent oil and gas explorer Cuadrilla started drilling on Thursday the country’s first horizontal shale gas exploration well, in the Preston New Road site, northwest England, Kallanish Energy reports.
Lancashire, a county in northwest England, received on Thursday the country’s first Community Benefit Fund payment for “hosting” onshore oil and gas exploration activities, Kallanish Energy reports.
Shell said on Wednesday it’s working towards safe resumption of operations at a crude oil facility in the Niger Delta after hundreds of protesters invaded the flow station demanding jobs and infrastructure development last week.
Analysts at India Ratings (Ind-Ra), a Fitch Group company, believe low solar bids have little financial buffers to face challenges such as cost overrun, increased interest rate and counterparty delays, but robust capacity additions, nevertheless, will continue.
A federal judge blocked a proposed 176-million-ton (MT) expansion of a central Montana coal mine, criticizing U.S. officials for downplaying the climate change impacts of the project and inflating its economic benefits.
Germany’s electricity regulator Bundesnetzagetur, also known as the Federal Network Agency, has released the details of the country’s second onshore wind power auction, in which 1,013 megawatts (MW) were awarded.
Turkish energy company Unit International said on Tuesday it will invest $7 billion in upstream oil and gas projects in Iran alongside Russia’s Zarubehneft and Iran’s Ghadir Investment Holding, Kallanish Energy reports.
Kuwait confirmed on Monday “full control” of the oil pollution in its southern coast caused by an oil spillage over the weekend, estimated to have released 35,000 barrels off Al-Zour’s coast, Kallanish Energy learns.