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.
August 2018 sees Cuadrilla prepare to frack its site at Preston New Road. There are meetings to decide oil site proposals in Surrey and Lincolnshire. The latest government survey results on attitudes to shale gas will be published and the outcome of a legal challenge to UKOG’s protest injunction […]
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.
Angus Energy has announced that Jonathan Tidswell-Pretorius has stepped down as its chairman following recent disclosures over share transfers.
The seventh earthquake in just over three months was recorded in part of Surrey at midday today.
Cyclists rode between oil drilling sites in the Weald of southern England to raise awareness of their concerns about pollution and industrialisation.