A residents’ group claimed victory tonight in its legal challenge over security fencing at Europa’s oil site near Leith Hill in Surrey – before the case even got to court.
Update on Europa’s drilling plans near Leith Hill: new consultation, permit petition and extended injunction
A new year and a new public consultation is underway in the long-running attempt by Europa to explore for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey.
In this week’s listing: Decision on Cuadrilla’s application to flow test its well at Balcombe; High Court hearing on Europa’s extended injunction in Surrey; Extraordinary meeting at Ryedale District Council; Deadline for comments in Lancashire and Nottinghamshire; Screenings of The Bentley Effect; Plus meetings, fundraisers and information events.
Egdon Resources has lost its appeals against refusal of planning permission for long-term production at its oil site at Wressle, near Scunthorpe.
DrillOrDrop’s January 2018 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily.
2017 saw drilling get underway at the site of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas wells. But, despite expectations, there was no high volume hydraulic fracturing – at least at the time of writing.
New research aims to test how good oil and gas companies have been in consulting with local people in south east England.