The oil and gas company, Rathlin Energy, has applied to extend its planning permission for a well site north of Hull for the second time.
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Updated 13 September 2018 Angus Energy is now expected to begin a long-awaited flow test of the oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex in the last week of September. But this date depends on the company meeting conditions set by the Environment Agency.
The shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, told anti-fracking campaigners at a rally in Westminster that the Labour Party stood in solidarity with them. And he predicted opposition to fracking would be a key issue at the next election.
Security guards and specialist rescue staff worked through the night to remove campaigners from a protest camp near the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.
Europa Oil & Gas, the company blocked last week from drilling near the Leith Hill beauty spot, began clearing the site today.
Breaking: West Sussex councillors vote to extend permission at UKOG Broadford Bridge oil site – live news updates
Live news updates from the meeting of West Sussex County Council’s planning committee discussing the application by UK Oil & Gas for its Broadford Bridge oil exploration site.
Horse Hill Portland oil tests “exceed expectations” – long-term production application expected soon, says UKOG
Results of well testing at the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey have exceeded expectations, the leading investor said this afternoon.