Proposals by Angus Energy to protect the environment at its Brockham oil site in Surrey are inadequate, vague and subjective and raise doubts about the company’s competence, according to a local community group.
The shale gas firm, Cuadrilla, breached its environmental permit twice in the early stages of the operation at its fracking site near Blackpool.
Operators of two oil sites in West Sussex are seeking new permissions from regulators.
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Council officials are investigating how a gas well in Cheshire was drilled to a depth more than double that referred to in the planning consent.
UKOG has announced that it drilled a mechanical sidetrack to its exploratory oil well at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex, confirming DrillOrDrop’s report published yesterday. The company made the announcement in a formal RNS statement to investors, 10 days after the 3,000+ft sidetrack was spudded.
Independent experts are to begin monitoring wells, boreholes and air quality around an oil exploration site near Billingshurst in West Sussex on behalf of residents.