Unconventional Oil and Gas in the UK

Unconventional oil and gas is having a transformative effect on the US economy. The UK Government sees gas as an integral part of the UK’s electricity generation mix until at least 2030 and is  keen to develop the UK’s unconventional resources.  It has taken and is taking a number of steps to encourage onshore exploration.

6th June 2013

Unconventional oil and gas is having a transformative effect on the US economy. The UK Government sees gas as an integral part of the UK’s electricity generation mix until at least 2030 and is  keen to develop the UK’s unconventional resources.  It has taken and is taking a number of steps to encourage onshore exploration.

Shepherd and Wedderburn's Oil and Gas team has produced a briefing note on the recent developments in this area and the regulatory regime that applies to onshore exploration/appraisal activities in the UK.

Please click here for a copy of the briefing paper.