Angus Energy announced today it had restarted oil production at its Brockham oil site in Surrey after a break of more than three years.
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The life of a dormant oil site was extended today for the fourth time by councillors in West Sussex.
The leading partner in the Wressle oil site has reported an increase in revenues of 1099% in 2021, compared with the year before.
The industry regulator has approved the use of an oil well at Horse Hill in Surrey for disposal of waste water, the site’s parent company announced today.
MPs debated the Queen’s Speech this week, which included measures which ministers said would curb protest and promote energy security. DrillOrDrop has compiled a selection of Westminster comments on these issues.
The government announced today it was reviving plans to make the popular protest technique of locking on a criminal offence.
Plans by Egdon Resources to drill for oil in Lincolnshire will not cut energy bills, opponents said during a 17-mile pilgrimage between two proposed sites.
Proposals to extend the life of a dormant oil site for a fourth time have been supported by West Sussex planners.
The Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has been granted permission to pump waste water underground.
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