The leading company behind exploration at the so-called “Gatwick Gusher” oil site has said all the consents are now in place to allow extended flow testing to begin “shortly”.
A planning application for oil production at the Horse Hill exploration site near Gatwick Airport will be submitted in spring 2018, according to UK Oil and Gas, one of the leading companies behind the project.
Another eviction began early this morning to remove anti-drilling campaigners who occupied the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport. The final campaigners were removed at 5.45pm.
Opponents of oil exploration at Horse Hill near Gatwick Airport have now occupied the drill site for more than 36 hours.
At about 4.30 this morning, campaigners said they occupied the so-called “Gatwick Gusher” oil site at Horse Hill in Surrey.
Councillors in Surrey approved plans this afternoon for another two wells at the Horse Hill oil exploration site near Gatwick Airport.
Live updates from Surrey County Council planning meeting to discuss plans to drill two new wells at the Horse Hill oil exploration site and test these and the existing well. These reports have been made possible by individual donations to DrillOrDrop.
In this guest post, David Smythe challenges the interpretation of faults around the Horse Hill “Gatwick Gusher” oil site in Surrey. He argues that the results of flow tests at the well can’t be applied to the whole of the Weald of southern England and predicts there will […]
Three announcements today on the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil site at Horse Hill near Horley in Surrey.
The companies behind the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick have been granted a five-year extension to their exploration and development licences, the operator has announced.