UK Oil and Gas predicted today it would drill two new wells next year following the extension of one of its Weald licences in southern England.
Opponents of oil drilling in Sussex and Surrey launched a crowd funding appeal this morning to challenge the High Court injunction against protesters sought by UK Oil and Gas Investments.
For this weekend’s long read, Ben Dean explores the rules behind onshore Petroleum Exploration and Development Licences (PEDLs) and examines the decisions to be made for a group of PEDLs this year.
The exploration company. UKOG, announced this morning it had suspended its well at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex, after describing observed oil flows as likely to be “sub-commercial”.
UK Oil & Gas Investments announced this afternoon that well testing operations had ceased at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site near Billingshurst in West Sussex. In a brief statement to investors in the past hour, the company said: “Equipment is being removed from the site and the […]
Five women campaigning against the oil industry in southern England have secured a delay to a wide-ranging injunction that sought to outlaw protests against an exploration company.
The human rights campaigner Bianca Jagger, actor Sue Jameson and entrepreneur Joe Corre are supporting residents challenging an injunction sought by UK Oil and Gas this morning.