Proposals to drill exploratory oil and gas wells near Dunsfold in Surrey have been published – but there are already calls for the application to be put on hold because of inconsistencies in the information.
An oil exploration company has said it will not inject dilute acid to stimulate flow at any of its wells in the Weald basin in southern England.
As UK Oil & Gas publishes its latest results, DrillOrDrop reviews the company’s holdings, finances, plans and personnel.
About 120 people attended a meeting this evening about plans by UK Oil and Gas to drill for oil near the Surrey village of Dunsfold, near Guildford.
UKOG has confirmed it has abandoned its Markwells Wood site in the South Downs National Park. It has also given details of plans to drill nine new wells in southern England in the next two years.
Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site grabbed the attention of readers during 2018. Seven of the 10 most-read posts on DrillOrDrop in the past 12 months were about activities or protests at the site. Also in the top 10 posts with readers were Europa’s surprise announcement that it was […]
In this week’s listings Westminster debate and rally on changes to planning rules for shale gas; Europa returns to the High Court for Leith Hill injunction hearing; West Sussex County Council planning decision meeting on Broadford Bridge; Fossil fuels lecture; Plus meetings, deadlines, information events and gatherings.
September 2018 is expected to see the first UK high volume hydraulic fracturing for seven years when Cuadrilla fracks its first horizontal well in Lancashire. Also this month decisions are due on oil and shale gas sites and protest injunctions.
Planning officers have supported two applications by UK Oil & Gas for another 18 months of work at the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex.
In this week’s listings Decision meeting on Egdon planning application for Wressle oil site; UKOG meeting to vote on company status changes; Deadline for comments on Broadford Bridge extension applications; Green Party leadership candidate, Sian Berry, speaks at Preston New Road; International Owl Awareness Week event; Plus meetings, […]