An oil company should be given another two years to decide whether its site in West Sussex is viable, planners recommended today.
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.
Kimmeridge Oil & Gas has given formal notice that it is seeking to extend the planning permissions at its exploration site at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst.
Shares in UK Oil and Gas dropped by more than 35% this afternoon following the company’s announcement of possible formation damage at its Broadford Bridge oil exploration well and the prospect of drilling another sidetrack.
Volunteers with gardening tools gathered outside the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex yesterday (Saturday 23 December) to mark what they said should have been the end of flow-testing.
Council officers are investigating complaints of Sunday working at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.
Three environmental campaigners who blocked the entrance of the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex were found guilty this afternoon under trades union legislation. But one of them who took part in a similar protest a few weeks later was acquitted of the same offence.