An investor in oil exploration in Sussex says its legal battle with partner Celtique Energie could cost the companies three drilling licences covering 124,000 acres.
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.
The exploratory oil well planned for Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst in West Sussex, is likely be drilled in spring 2015, according to information for investors. The cost of drilling is estimated at $5m (£3.17m) and, under a deal with the UK government, the well would secure the future […]
Preparation for Celtique Energie’s Broadford Bridge well Celtique Energie announced today that it had begun work on a temporary access road to its hydrocarbon exploration site near Billinghurst in West Sussex.