Two oil and gas companies argued today that only a High Court injunction would stop protests at drilling sites across England.
The Horse Hill oil site in Surrey looks increasingly likely to be one of the UK’s leading onshore producing fields, its leading investor said this afternoon.
Angus Energy said this morning its Balcombe oil well in West Sussex had flowed at rates of 853 and 1,587 barrels of oil per day in tests. But the company said it had encountered unexpected water and ran out of time to do more than two tests because […]
Angus Energy has announced the start of its seven-day well test at the Balcombe oil well in West Sussex.
In this week’s listings Expected start of flow testing at Balcombe oil well; Sentencing of four people involved in lorry surfing protest; Training sessions on political lobbying and planning; 11 anti-fracking group and public meetings; Closing dates for Angus injunction evidence, Welsh government fracking consultation, and comments on […]
About 50 people from the West Sussex village of Balcombe joined a protest this morning against imminent tests at a nearby oil site.
In this week’s listings First full meeting of community liaison group for Angus Energy site at Balcombe; “Tour de Frackshire” bike ride around shale gas sites in East Midlands and South Yorkshire; Lobbying workshop on climate change; Deadline for comments for interested parties in Ellesmere Port planning inquiry […]
Updated 17 September 2018 with more information on the injunction. Balcombe Parish Council reports this morning that Angus Energy has been granted a High Court injunction against protests at the oil site in the village.
Updated 13 September 2018 Angus Energy is now expected to begin a long-awaited flow test of the oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex in the last week of September. But this date depends on the company meeting conditions set by the Environment Agency.
Residents in the West Sussex village of Balcombe are preparing for the first activity at an exploratory oil site for five years.