Oil exploration plans on the Isle of Wight would “make the best use” of mineral resources in the transition to a low carbon future, the company behind the proposals has said. But local campaigners have disputed the arguments and said they should be rejected.
Campaigners against fossil fuel extraction have called for a block on UK oil and gas developments following the latest scientific report on climate change, published this morning.
The public inquiry into plans by UKOG to explore for gas in Surrey heard today that felling in a key area of woodland is to begin within weeks, contradicting evidence from the company.
A resident in the Surrey village of Bletchingley has accused fossil fuel company IGas of “misleading greenwash” over its plans for a local hydrogen production site.
A proposed gas exploration site near the Surrey village of Dunsfold could be there for years, even though the planning application is for 36 months, a public inquiry has heard.
Key figures Barrels per day (bopd): 13,855Mar 2021 14,194 bopdFeb 2021 14,491 bopdJan 2021 14,794 bopd
An inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey heard today that the best place to drill would be from a new sustainable garden village planned for Dunsfold Aerodrome.
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Angus Energy says its gas field at Saltfleetby in Lincolnshire is “on track for re-commissioning” in December2021.
A decision on proposals to reinject wastewater at the Brockham oil site in Surrey is expected next month (September), the site operator, Angus Energy has said.