UK onshore oil production fell to a seven-year low in 2018, according to official data.
The exploration company behind failed plans to drill for oil near Leith Hill in the Surrey Hills has announced an annual loss of £2.88m. This is up from a loss of £721,000 in the previous 12 months.
Summary of recent activity and expected operations at key sites, including applications, decisions, company plans and licence changes.
Europa Oil and Gas, the company behind oil drilling near the Leith Hill beauty spot in Surrey, announced this morning it was pulling out of the site.
The company behind oil exploration near Leith Hill in Surrey has submitted three new planning applications for the site.
Councillors have objected to planning applications at oil sites near Leith Hill and at Brockham in Surrey.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam handed in a petition with more than 102,400 signatures to the Environment Agency this evening.