The Denver-based oil company Magellan Petroleum has said it will “vigorously contest” a legal action brought by Celtique Energie, its partner in the Broadford Bridge drilling site in West Sussex.
Our digest of August’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and opposition to them – in the UK and around the world.
Summary of recent activity, applications, consultations and decisions on UK onshore oil and gas.
Our digest of last month’s about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world, including: Investigation finds multiple problems at Cuadrilla drilling sites Hunters shot geese on Cuadrilla’s wildfowl refuge Third Energy applies for planning permission to frack in Ryedale Rathlin […]
The two oil companies behind an exploratory drilling site in West Sussex are suing each other in the High Court in London, according to a financial document filed in the US.
In this guest post, Sussex author and campaigner, Martin Dale, explains why he and other local people are sceptical about Celtique Energie’s pledge that it is drilling a conventional exploration well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst, and will not use fracking.
Campaigners in West Sussex are working against the clock to save a historic bridge which was a key defence in the fight against a proposed oil well. They have three weeks to collect about 2,000 signatures to force county councillors to debate the future of Boxal Bridge, between […]
Campaigners are stepping up their opposition to an exploratory oil site near Billingshurst in West Sussex with a warning: beware the no-frack promise.
Opponents of exploratory oil drilling near three Sussex villagers are celebrating after Celtique Energie announced it would not fight refusals of planning permission.
Celtique Energie announced this afternoon it would not be appealing against a refusal of planning permission to drill an exploratory well at Fernhurst in the South Downs National Park. And in a surprise announcement, the company also revealed it was pulling out of its appeal against the refusal […]