New era of UK onshore drilling, says oil and gas group

The UK is on the verge of a new era of onshore drilling with the biggest expansion in oil and gas output since the 1970s heyday of the North Sea, according to a trade group. With the Government about to open a new department devoted to unconventional gas catering for the rise of shale gas […]

Surprise shale find could produce twice the gas

A gas firm drilling in the North West of England says it could be sitting on double the amount of shale gas it had originally expected. IGas Energy believes it could find nearly ten trillion cubic feet of shale gas at its Ince Marshes site in Cheshire. IGas first stumbled upon the shale gas section in January […]