Photographer David Burr took these pictures at today’s protest rally outside the Horse Hill exploratory oil site near Gatwick.
An anti-drilling protester locked himself on to a tanker visiting the Horse Hill exploratory oil site near Gatwick this morning.
On Tuesday, we reported on complaints made by people living near the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey about a hydrocarbon smell that coincided with a flow test of the well.
People living near the Horse Hill oil well in Surrey have complained to the Environment Agency about smells during flow tests yesterday.
Campaigners against oil exploration at Horse Hill near Gatwick are planning a march and mass cycle to the site next week.
Police have warned protesters outside an exploratory oil site near Gatwick airport they would be arrested if they tried to slow down vehicles delivering equipment.
Horse Hill exploratory oil site, near Gatwick, Surrey, 3rd January 2016. Photos: Eddie Mitchell. Arrest warning for “slow walk” protesters at Horse Hill
The rig needed to test the flow of oil at the Horse Hill exploration well near Horley in Surrey was installed this afternoon.
Plans to test the Horse Hill exploratory oil well near Gatwick Airport came a step closer this week.
UK Oil & Gas, one of the companies behind the Horse Hill well near Gatwick, announced this morning a new estimate of up to 9.2bn barrels of oil in its licence areas.