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Slim pickings for UK oil and gas drilling

1 month ago   |   By Energy Voice

Westwood Global Energy reports that as of May 27 there were no exploration and appraisal wells active in the UK. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic and oil price crash, there have been a large number of E&A wells deferred to 2021.
West of Shetland
The last well to complete in the region was Hurricane's Warwick West 204/30b-4 appraisal well on December 13. No further drilling is expected this year, with Hurricane having been granted a licence extension to drill an appraisal well on the Lincoln structure.
Northern North Sea
The last well to complete in the region was Apache's 9/18e-42 Solar...
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