US energy giant ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum completed their first test-drill
for hydrocarbons offshore Cyprus and have begun exploring a second well, Cypriot authorities said Wednesday.
THE company behind a series of applications to test-drill for gas in South Wales wants to start work on land near where scenes for the epic film Lawrence of Arabia were filmed.
Bridgend-based firm Coastal Oil and Gas has applied for permission to test-drill on land near the sand dunes at Merthyr Mawr, above, where scenes |from classic 1962 film Lawrence of Arabia were filmed SIMON RIDGWAY
The government also plans to test-drill
for oil and natural gas in the Sea of Japan between April and June, according to the report.
Although bedrock wells are more expensive to test-drill
THE company behind applications to test-drill
for gas in South Wales wants to start work on land near where scenes for the movie Lawrence of Arabia were filmed.
AN MP has challenged councillors to today reject the latest bids to test-drill
for gas in the South Wales countryside.
Dart Energy Ltd wants to test-drill
for methane gas at Gresford Colliery - the site of one of Wales' worst ever industrial disasters.
His firm would continue to be the operators of the licences, with the company awaiting the outcome of five planning applications to test-drill
across Bridgend, Vale of Glamorgan and Rhondda Cynon Taff, he said.
THE stage was set today for a long-awaited public inquiry into controversial plans to test-drill
for gas at a South Wales industrial estate.
Among those giving evidence will be Gerwyn Williams, director of Bridgend-based Coastal Oil and Gas, which has submitted a planning application to test-drill
for gas at Llandow Industrial Estate, which opponents fear could lead to a full-scale fracking operation.
A ROW over plans to test-drill
for shale gas at a South Wales industrial estate will come to a head today when opponents stage a demonstration before a crucial council vote on the proposal.