Opponents of oil exploration at a site in West Sussex have called for an immediate stop to work after the drill rig was installed yesterday.
Sussex Police said this evening a 61-year-old man from Lindfield had been arrested outside the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge near Billingshurst. A spokesperson said he was suspected of obstructing the highway.
In the past few minutes, UK Oil and Gas has confirmed it has installed a drill rig at its oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex.
UK Oil and Gas Investments plc confirmed this morning it had raised the money it needs to begin drilling its well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
UK Oil and Gas Investments – the company with interests at Horse Hill, Broadford Bridge and Markwells Wood – has confirmed it is meeting with potential new institutional investors.
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.
Oil company accuses Sussex drilling opponents of “scaremongering” – “nonsense” says “shocked” campaign group
The oil company behind plans to drill in West Sussex in the next few weeks has written to local people accusing its opponents of “unsettling levels of scaremongering” and “extraordinary levels of misinformation”. UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) has said it expects to drill an exploratory oil well […]
Responses to a public consultation on plans to drill an exploratory oil well in West Sussex have divided over the company’s competence.
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