A planning expert told a public inquiry into plans to drill for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey there was no compelling need for the development.
A nature conservationist described the campaign against oil drilling near Leith Hill in Surrey as a David and Goliath battle.
The latest stage in a seven year planning battle over oil drilling in the Surrey Hills is due to get underway this morning.
Campaigners against oil and gas extraction, reacting to today’s news of a potentially large onshore oil field at Horse Hill in Surrey, called for a move away from fossil fuels.
Conservatives on Shropshire Council have voted against national party policy and opposed for the second time a planning application for coal bed methane exploration.
Seven people with an interest and expertise in fracking debated the question Should fracking be allowed in Britain? in front of an audience of around 200 people at Canterbury Christ Church University. Each of the panelists spoke for about seven minutes and then answered questions from the audience. […]
Events in West Sussex and East Yorkshire Three events are taking place this Saturday (November 8th 2014) to give local people information about onshore oil and gas drilling. One is organised by a county council, one by a drilling company and one by a campaign group.
Preparation for Celtique Energie’s Broadford Bridge well Celtique Energie announced today that it had begun work on a temporary access road to its hydrocarbon exploration site near Billinghurst in West Sussex.
The planning committee of the South Downs National Park Authority has refused an application by Celtique Energie to drill an exploratory oil well near Fernhurst in West Sussex.
Council information day on oil and gas in West Sussex – but no talk about current planning applications
4th June 2014 West Sussex County Council has organised a drop-in information event for residents who want to learn more about oil and gas exploration and production.