Campaigners are stepping up their opposition to an exploratory oil site near Billingshurst in West Sussex with a warning: beware the no-frack promise.
The Denver-based oil and gas company, Magellan Petroleum Corporation, has confirmed in a statement that drilling operations at the Horse Hill-1 exploratory oil well near Horley in Surrey began on September 3rd 2014.
No exceptional circumstances to justify drilling in the National Park, committee says. Companies being prevented from drilling in the SE, says Celtique Energie Opponents of drilling in the South Downs National Park celebrated this morning after the rejection of Celtique Energie’s application for an exploratory oil well near […]
Drilling plans would have modest impact on the environment, company says Celtique Energie says its application to drill an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst in the South Downs National Park would have a modest impact on the local environment. The company was responding to a recommendation bynational park […]
22nd August 2014 The South Downs National Park Authority announced today it will discuss the planning application by Celtique Energie to drill an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst on Thursday September 11th.
18th May 2014 A residents’ group in Balcombe has written through its lawyers to tell West Sussex County Council why it believes planning permission for testing Cuadrilla’s exploratory oil well was unlawful. The council has 14 days to respond before the group applies for a judicial review of […]