The Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has been granted permission to pump waste water underground.
The Environment Agency is seeking public comments on its expected approval of a wide range of new operations at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.
The acid debate – what the Environment Agency says about acidising oil and gas wells and how campaigners respond
The use of acid in oil and gas wells is dividing opinion across the country, particularly in southern England and parts of the East Midlands.
A resident’s group in the West Sussex village of Balcombe is urging people to object to proposed regulations that would allow the standard use of dilute hydrofluoric acid in a drilling operation.