Dame Judi Dench has given her support to an online auction to raise money for a court challenge to the expansion of oil drilling at Horse Hill in Surrey.
The councillor responsible for environmental issues on the Isle of Wight has come out against plans to drill for oil, due to be decided tomorrow.
Opponents of fossil fuel extraction in Surrey have set up a climate camp on land proposed for gas exploration.
The public inquiry into plans to explore for gas in Surrey closed this morning with final arguments.
Work has paused on UKOG’s Turkish well after the drilling assembly became stuck.
Surrey County Council exaggerated the value of the landscape around a proposed site for gas exploration, the company behind the scheme has claimed.
This post has news updates from the second morning of the public inquiry into plans by UK Oil & Gas plc to drill exploratory gas wells near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
Detailed plans for one of the UK’s largest onshore oil production schemes in recent years have been published.
Tributes have been paid to Max Rosenberg, a campaigner against the onshore oil and gas industry, who has died.
The weald-based drilling company, UK Oil & Gas, is seeking support for a share issue to fund new drilling in Turkey.