Plans to revive oil production at a small site in the Surrey greenbelt were approved this morning.
Council officials have supported plans for more oil production at a small site in the Surrey greenbelt, saying it would help meet a “growing demand” for hydrocarbons.
The Environment Agency has allowed Angus Energy to dispose of water underground at the Brockham oil site in Surrey.
At least 14 onshore oil and gas schemes are going through the planning system in England, DrillOrDrop research has revealed.
Angus Energy said this morning it had received at least six “bona fide” approaches from parties interested in making an offer for the company or its interest in the Saltfleetby gas field.
The oil and gas company, Angus Energy plc, is considering a potential sale as part of a strategic review of its options.
For the first time since 1935, no onshore oil or gas wells were drilled in a calendar year, according to 2021 data from the industry regulator.
2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.
The Environment Agency is seeking public comments on its proposal to allow Angus Energy to dispose of waste water underground at the Brockham oil site in Surrey.
Environmental campaigners have dismissed statements by Angus Energy that proposed production from its Brockham site in Surrey would help meet a national need for oil.