The Environment Agency is inviting comments on permit applications by Europa Oil & Gas for its exploration wellsite near Leith Hill in Surrey.
Two rallies against fracking today attracted hundreds of campaigners from across the country.
Work is underway at Angus Energy’s oil site at Brockham, near Dorking, in Surrey. But the company appears reluctant to reveal details of what it is doing.
Hundreds of people gathered at Leith Hill in Surrey yesterday (3 December 2016) to protest at plans by Europa Oil & Gas to drill an exploratory oil well nearby.
An oil well in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty could be the fifth biggest onshore producer in UK, according to Europa Oil and Gas.