The Communities Secretary has ruled that plans for security fencing at Europa’s oil site near the Leith Hill beauty spot in Surrey need a detailed assessment of their impact on the environment.
The largest holder of oil and gas acreage in south-east England is seeking to add to its assets.
Summary of recent activity and expected operations at 50+ sites across the UK, including applications, decisions, company plans and licence changes.
The Forestry Commission is standing by its decision to allow oil exploration on its land near a popular beauty spot in the Surrey Hills.
The company behind the Brockham oil well in Surrey has bought into the neighbouring licence where there are plans for exploratory drilling this year.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of likely action in the next year for onshore oil and gas sites, applications, legal challenges and company operations. Please let us know if information in this post is missing, inaccurate or out-of-date. We want to make this as complete and accurate as possible. Contact here.
20+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in January 2017, including information meetings, three Meet the Regulator drop-ins, presentations, planning committees, consultations and deadlines. Also advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month.
Over the past few days, DrillOrDrop has been reflecting on 12 months of the onshore oil and gas industry in the UK. On the final day of 2016, we look at what didn’t happen this year. We’ve also updated this post with suggestions from DrillOrDrop readers.
The government is being urged to block a land agreement that will allow exploratory drilling for oil near the Leith Hill beauty spot in Surrey.
Plans by Europa Oil & Gas to explore for oil in woodland near the Surrey beauty spot of Leith Hill inched forward today but it will still be some time before drilling could start.