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Drilling and Completion Tick Up in the UK
Thursday, September 21, 2017A handful of wells mark the return of upstream development in the UK.

British Shale Gas Gets Boost From Court Ruling On Permit
Tuesday, December 20, 2016Britain's High Court ruled on Tuesday that a fracking permit awarded by a local council to developer Third Energy was legal, after it was challenged by environmental campaigners.

Green Energy Firm Fights UK Fracking Plans
Friday, December 09, 2016Green energy firm Ecotricity is challenging the fracking industry by submitting applications for its new Green Gas Mills on sites already proposed for fracking.

Anti-Fracking Group Tries To Overturn UK Shale Gas Planning Application
Tuesday, November 22, 2016Anti-fracking campaigners took to the High Court Tuesday in a bid to overturn one of the first planning applications to carry out shale gas drilling in the UK.

IGas Granted Consent to Drill 2 Onshore Wells in UK
Tuesday, November 15, 2016Nottinghamshire County Council's Planning and Licensing Committee grants IGas planning consent to drill up to 2 exploratory wells in Misson Springs, North Nottingham.

Council Officials Recommend Approval for IGas Fracking Application
Thursday, September 29, 2016Officials at Nottinghamshire County Council have recommended the approval of IGas' onshore drilling application in the North of England.

Shale Gas UK: A Pivotal Year Ahead
Friday, January 08, 2016A new-found determination from the UK government to fast track the development of a shale gas industry means 2016 looks set to be a make-or-break year for the UK's frackers.

IGas Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
Wednesday, August 26, 2015IGas announces the appointment of a new chief financial officer and board director.

UK Awards 27 Blocks for Shale Exploration in Latest Licensing Round
Tuesday, August 18, 2015The Oil & Gas Authority announces that 27 onshore blocks from the 14th Onshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round will be formally offered to companies involved in shale gas exploration.

IGas Energy Reveals Revenue, Production Decrease
Friday, June 26, 2015IGas Energy reveals a year on year revenue and oil production decrease, from 2014 to 2015.

IGas CEO Austin to Step Down after Signing Ineos Deal
Friday, May 08, 2015The UK's largest shale gas developer IGas says CEO Andrew Austin will step down after the completion of a deal with Swiss chemicals group Ineos.

IGas Energy Ups Shale Gas Estimates on UK Well Results
Tuesday, November 04, 2014IGas Energy increases its estimates of how much gas is in its shale projects following the results of an exploration well in northwest England.

IGas Plans Third UK Shale Gas Drill Next Month
Thursday, October 09, 2014UK shale gas explorer IGas plans to drill its third well next month in the northwest of England.

UK Shale Gas Firm Cuadrilla to Submit Plans to Frack in Lancashire
Monday, May 19, 2014UK shale gas firm Cuadrilla Resources to submit plans to hydraulically fracture up to four exploration wells in Lancashire.

UK Shale Gas Company IGas Buys Australia's Dart Energy
Friday, May 09, 2014UK shale gas explorer IGas agrees to buy Australia's Dart Energy, creating Britain's largest shale gas explorer.

IGAS Energy Hits Bowland Shale with Irlam-1 Well
Monday, March 31, 2014UK onshore-focused IGAS Energy finds Sabden and Bowland Shale formations with its Irlam-1 exploration well.

IGas Completes UK Shale Gas Farm-out to Total
Tuesday, February 04, 2014IGas says it has completed its farm-out agreement with Total E&P related to two shale gas licenses in the East Midlands region of England.

UK Shale Driller Cuadrilla Returns to Frack in Lancashire
Tuesday, February 04, 2014Cuadrilla Resources plans to hydraulically fracture up to eight wells at exploration sites in Lancashire, northwest England, to determine their full production potential.

Total Confirmed as 1st Major to Invest in UK Shale
Monday, January 13, 2014France's Total confirms that it has become the first oil and gas major to invest in UK shale gas licenses.