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Oil and gas well discoveries since 1983

Oil and gas well discoveries since 1983

Year

Well name

Well number

Original operator

Original licence

County

Type

1983

Godley Bridge 1

LR/27-1

Conoco

PL203

Surrey

Gas

 

Horndean 1A*

L99/01-1A

Carless

PL211

Hants

Oil

 

Herriard 1*

LQ/25-2

Carless

PL116

Hants

Oil

 

Farley's Wood 4*

L46/21-98

BP

PL215

Notts

Oil

 

Palmers Wood 1*

LR/25-5

Conoco

PL182

Surrey

Oil

1984

Nettleham 2*

L46/23-14

BP

PL179

Lincs

Oil

 

Baxters Copse 1

L99/02-1

Conoco

PL204

W.Sussex

Gas

 

Hemswell 1

L46/18-5

BP

PL179

Lincs

Oil

 

Cropwell Butler 2

LO/01-51

BP

PL218

Lincs

Oil

 

Broughton 1

L46/13-3

BP

PL185

Notts

Oil

 

Stainton 1*

L46/23-22

BP

PL179

Humberside

Oil

 

Stockbridge 1*

LQ/29-6

Amoco

PL233

Hants

Oil

1985

Milton of Balgonie 1

LF/25-5

Taylor Woodrow

PL253

Fife

Oil

 

Kirby Misperton 1*

L41/21-4

Kelt

PL080

N.Yorks

Gas

 

Whisby 1*

L46/22-11

BP

PL199

Lincs

Oil

 

Scampton North 1*

L46/23-26

BP

PL179b

Lincs

Oil

 

Scampton 1*

L46/23-27

BP

PL179b

Lincs

Oil

 

Rempstone 1*

LN/10-1

BP

PL220

Notts

Oil and gas

1986

Long Clawson 2*

LO/01-4

BP

PL220

Leics

Oil

 

Kirklington 2*

L46/26-321

BP

PL216

Notts

Oil

 

Storrington 1*

L99/03-1

Conoco

PL205

W.Sussex

Oil and gas

 

Crosby Warren 1*

L46/12-13

RTZ

EXL009

Humberside

Oil

 

Kinoulton 1

LO/01-52

BP

PL218

Notts

Oil

 

Belvoir 1

LO/02-8

BP

PL219

Leics

Oil

1987

Goodworth 1 *

LQ/23-2

Amoco

PL232

Hants

Oil

 

Lidsey 1

L99/07-2

Carless

PL241

W.Sussex

Oil

 

East Glentworth 1*

L46/18-6

BP

PL179

Lincs

Oil

 

Albury 1*

LR/23-3

Conoco

PL242

Surrey

Gas

1988

Brockham 1*

LR/24-3

BP

PL235

Surrey

Oil

 

West Firsby 1*

L46/18-7

Saxon

EXL012

Lincs

Oil

1989

Singleton 1*

L99/02-3

Kelt

PL240

W.Sussex

Oil

 

Marishes 1*

L41/22-9

Kelt

EXL099

N.Yorks

Gas

 

Everton 1

L46/16-27

Enterprise

EXL053

Notts

Gas

 

Bargeddie 1

LG/05-1

Teredo

EXL117

Strathclyde

Gas

 

Caythorpe 2*

L41/29-9

Kelt

PL234

Humberside

Gas

1990

Beckering 1

L46/24-4

Gas Council

PL256

Lincs

Oil

1992

Pickering 1*

L41/22-10

Kelt

EXL005

N.Yorks

Gas

1993

Airth 1*

LF/27-2

Hillfarm Coal

EXL237

Fife

Coalbed methane

1996

Saltfleetby 1Z*

L47/16-2Z

Candecca

PEDL005

Lincs

Gas

1997

Fiskerton Airfield 1*

L46/23-41

Cirque

EXL294

Lincs

Oil

 

Cold Hanworth 2Z*

L46/23-38Z

Candecca

PEDL006

Lincs

Oil

1998

Keddington 1*

L47/16-4

Candecca

PEDL005

Lincs

Oil

 

Newton on Trent 1*

L46/22-15

Altaquest

EXL141

Lincs

Oil

 

Reepham 1

L46/23-44

Cirque

EXL294

Lincs

Oil

1999

Cowden 2

LS/26-10

Archean

EXL189

Kent

Gas

 

Lingfield 1

LR/25-10

Archean

PL055

Surrey

Oil and gas

2003

Avington 2

LQ/29-23

Pentex

PEDL070

Hants

Oil

2006

Kirkleatham 4

L40/15-14

Egdon

PEDL068

N. Yorks

Gas

2009

Ebberston South

L41/22-14

Moorland

PEDL120

N. Yorks

Gas

2010 Preese Hall 1 LJ/06-5 Cuadrilla Resources PEDL165 Lancashire  Gas

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