About 150 people heard calls last night to object to oil drilling, expected in the next few weeks, at a farm near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
In this week’s listing: the latest government data on public attitudes to fracking, plus meetings, information events, presentations, petitions, deadlines and performances. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included.
In this week’s listings: energy ministers questioned by parliamentary select committee, plus performances, presentations, meetings, film screenings and four events near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site.
Work is underway at the Broadford Bridge oil site in West Sussex for the first time for nearly two and a half years.
West Sussex County Council has approved changes to plans by UK Oil and Gas Investments plc for its exploratory oil well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst.
UK Oil & Gas Investments has announced it plans to drill an exploratory oil well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst, in the first half of next year.
The Denver-based oil company Magellan Petroleum has said it will “vigorously contest” a legal action brought by Celtique Energie, its partner in the Broadford Bridge drilling site in West Sussex.
The two oil companies behind an exploratory drilling site in West Sussex are suing each other in the High Court in London, according to a financial document filed in the US.
In this guest post, Sussex author and campaigner, Martin Dale, explains why he and other local people are sceptical about Celtique Energie’s pledge that it is drilling a conventional exploration well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst, and will not use fracking.
Campaigners are stepping up their opposition to an exploratory oil site near Billingshurst in West Sussex with a warning: beware the no-frack promise.