Lidsey, West Sussex


Key facts

Address: Lidsey Road, Aldingbourne, West Sussex

Planning applications: BN/31/05

Operator: Angus Energy

Licence: PL241


16 October 2017

Rig down

13 October 2017

Angus statement reporting drilling has been completed. Details

29 September 2017

Deadline for comments on Angus Energy application to vary environmental permit. Details

Angus tweet 170918

Tweet by Angus Energy, 18 September 2017

13 September 2017

Angus Energy reports that drilling has started at Lidsey. Details

7 September 2017

Drilling rig arrives. Details

1 September 2017

Environment Agency advertises applications by Angus Energy for environmental permit variations. Details

9 August 2017

Angus Energy says the Oil and Gas Authority has approved plans for horizontal production well but rig is delayed at Broadford Bridge. Details and DrillOrDrop report

Angus says it has all regulatory consents in place for drilling and producing from new Lidsey-x2 horizontal well. Details

West Sussex County Council confirms a second breach of condition and Section 106 legal agreement. Details

26 July 2017

Complaint of breach of planning condition and Section 106 legal agreement. Details

2 May 2017

Angus Energy announces the Environment Agency has granted a standard rules mining waste permit for drilling the horizontal Lidsey-X2 production well. Details

18 April 2017

Angus Energy announces it has final planning approval for a second well at Lidsey. Details

6 April 2017

West Sussex County Council approves condition 8  on rig details of planning permission for a second well

6 March 2017

West Sussex County Council approves condition 3 and 24 on buildings and fencing of planning permission for a second well

16 December 2016

Angus Energy announces a sale agreement with Terrain Energy Ltd to acquire a 10% interest in the Lidsey oil field. This would increase the company’s interest to 60% in exchange for the carry of Terrain’s remaining 10% interest. Details

31 January 2016

Angus says Lidsey X1 well is shut in

14 October 2014

Inspection of the site by Compliance and Monitoring Officer at West Sussex County Council. The site was not compliant on restrictions on access to the site and signage (conditions 17 and 19 of planning permission). Details

March 2008

Production began

17 February 2006

West Sussex County Council grants planning permission under delegated powers for a three wellhead and beam pump oil production facility. Link to planning application

7 October 2005

West Sussex County Council receives application fromMidmar Energy Onshore for a three wellhead and beam pump oil production facility

26 November 2003

Permission granted for Lidsey well site (BN/41/03 and AL/01/03)

11 March 1987

Carless spuds the Lidsey X1 well