Residents of a village near Worksop, where INEOS wants to drill a shale gas well, are planning a protest next week against the company’s proposals and a legal action it has taken against demonstrators.
Councillors in Surrey approved plans this afternoon for another two wells at the Horse Hill oil exploration site near Gatwick Airport.
IGas expects to submit a new planning application in north west England by the end of the year and to begin construction soon at its East Midlands shale gas sites.
The oil company, Angus Energy, faced criticism this morning from county councillors in Surrey over its operations at the Brockham oil site near Dorking.
Angus Energy did not have permission to drill a new sidetrack at Brockham in Surrey and does not have consent for production, the county council has told an industry regulator.
Campaigners against drilling for oil at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex are gathering outside council offices this morning as a committee prepares to decide on the future of the site.
Proposals by Angus Energy to protect the environment at its Brockham oil site in Surrey are inadequate, vague and subjective and raise doubts about the company’s competence, according to a local community group.
Planners at Surrey County Council have recommended approval of a retrospective planning application for offices, equipment, lighting, fencing and gates at Angus Energy’s oil site at Brockham. But they have said it should be made clear to the company that if permission were granted it did not give consent […]
Operators of two oil sites in West Sussex are seeking new permissions from regulators.
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