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.
The operators of the Horse Hill exploratory oil site near Gatwick have applied to vary their environmental waste permit to allow them to test the well.
The risks posed by the oil industry justified a protest outside an exploratory drilling site near Gatwick airport, a court heard this morning.
Investors in the Horse Hill exploratory oil well near Horley in Surrey have hit back at media suggestions that the site has been suspended.
The operator of tthe Horse Hill oil well, near Horley, in Surrey, has applied for a one-year extension to its drilling licence.
Magellan Petroleum, the American company with an interest in the Horse Hill well near Gatwick, has commented on the announcement about huge quantities of oil in the Weald made by its partner UK Oil & Gas Investments.
Campaigners against oil and gas extraction, reacting to today’s news of a potentially large onshore oil field at Horse Hill in Surrey, called for a move away from fossil fuels.
UK Oil & Gas, one of the companies behind the Horse Hill exploratory oil well near Gatwick airport, announced this morning it estimated there were 158m barrels of oil per square mile in the Weald Basin. This could mean 50bn-100bn barrels across the region, meeting up to 30% […]
The Horse Hill well near Horley in Surrey found oil in three unconventional rock formations, according to the results of analysis released yesterday. Anti-fracking campaigners say it confirms their suspicions about the site near Gatwick Airport.