Statements made by two oil companies about the recent cluster of earthquakes in Surrey have been challenged by geologists.
Opponents of an unauthorised oil well drilled at Brockham in Surrey were visibly shocked by a vote to grant retrospective planning permission today.
This post has live updates from Surrey County Council ‘s planning committee meeting considering an oil well drilled at Brockham in 2017 against council advice.
A group of senior geologists has called for an immediate moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the area of Surrey affected by 12 earthquakes in the past four months.
In this week’s listings Decision meeting on Angus plans at Brockham; Edinburgh Skeptics meeting on fracking; Plus meetings, gatherings and information events.
50 events in August 2018 about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning, including: Decision meetings in Lincolnshire and Surrey; First anniversary Green Monday at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site; Publication of latest government figures on attitudes to shale gas; EarthFirst summer gathering; Plus meetings, […]
An oil well drilled in Surrey by Angus Energy more than 18 months ago against council advice should be granted retrospective planning permission, according to a report published this afternoon.