The Denver-based oil company, Magellan Petroleum, is looking to sell its interests in exploration licences and drilling plans in the Weald in southern England.
Opponents of exploratory oil drilling near three Sussex villagers are celebrating after Celtique Energie announced it would not fight refusals of planning permission.
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Celtique Energie’s chief executive Geoff Davies said last week it appeared that oil and gas operators were being “deliberately prevented from exploring in south east England”. He was responding to the refusal of his company’s planning application to drill an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst in the South […]
The planning committee of the South Downs National Park Authority voted this morning to reject an application from Celtique Energie to drill an exploratory oil well at Fernhurst. Here is a summary of the key issues raised by members of the committee as they came to their decision.
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 […]
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.