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The Environment Agency is seeking public comments on its proposal to allow Angus Energy to dispose of waste water underground at the Brockham oil site in Surrey.
Angus Energy has applied for planning permission to change the layout of its Saltfleetby-B gas site in Lincolnshire. The company also wants to use a larger flare.
Opponents of controversial gas drilling plans near the Surrey village of Dunsfold say they will put their toes on the line to show that large lorries will be forced to break the law when visiting the proposed site.
25 years of oil and gas extraction from a site in East Yorkshire is unlikely to have significant effects on the environment, council planners have ruled.
Campaigners who challenged the lawfulness of the UK government’s climate policies have lost their fight at the High Court.
Environmental campaigners have dismissed statements by Angus Energy that proposed production from its Brockham site in Surrey would help meet a national need for oil.
The UK government is seeking views on new climate criteria that oil and gas projects must meet to be approved.
Council officials refused a request by IGas to abandon one of its wells in Lincolnshire this weekend because the rig that would have been used breached planning rules.
UK Oil & Gas chief executive Stephen Sanderson bought 985,221 shares in the company this month, at a price of 0.1015p per share, the company has confirmed.