Opponents of plans by IGas to test its well at Ellesmere Port say more than 2,200 people have objected to the scheme, due to be decided later this month.
Three announcements today on the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil site at Horse Hill near Horley in Surrey.
A public consultation has opened into an environmental permit application for the Horse Hill oil exploration site in Surrey.
Plans for more drilling and testing at the exploratory oil site at Horse Hill, near Gatwick Airport, were published this morning.
The rig needed to test the flow of oil at the Horse Hill exploration well near Horley in Surrey was installed this afternoon.