Opponents of fossil fuel developments in southern England have described the government’s climate criteria for future oil and gas licences as “inherently flawed”.
A revised planning application for an extended well test at the Balcombe oil exploration site in West Sussex is due to be submitted within a week, operator Angus Energy said today.
The Environment Agency has approved changes to the rules for a well test at the West Newton-A oil and gas site in East Yorkshire, partner companies reported this morning.
UK Oil & Gas plc said today it had delayed its capital expenditure programme because of the covid-19 outbreak.
Operators of the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex are seeking a third extension of planning permission – this time to allow for drilling at other sites.
Conservative-controlled Surrey County Council has declared a climate emergency – almost unanimously.
In the past few minutes, councillors in West Sussex have voted to extend planning permission at the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst, for another year.