UK Oil and Gas saw its shares rise in value by nearly 25% today following a statement on the company’s Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.
Plans for an exploratory oil well at Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire have finally got an environmental permit – more than 21 months after the operator, Egdon Resources, first applied.
Cuadrilla has confirmed that no work will be carried out at its oil exploration site at Balcombe in West Sussex before May this year.
A month-long public consultation began today on regulation of Cuadrilla’s plans to test its exploratory oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex.
The company behind the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick in Surrey has confirmed it will submit a new planning application for the site in the next few weeks.
Consultations are underway into plans by Egdon Resources to produce oil, and possibly gas, from its Wressle well near Scunthorpe.
The Environment Agency says it is examining new procedures at a Rathlin Energy gas drilling site in east Yorkshire, where local residents complained last week about a smell that was making them feel ill.
The Environment Agency has instructed Rathlin Energy to stop the smell coming from its exploratory oil and gas well at West Newton in the Yorkshire Wolds after complaints from residents that it was making them feel sick.
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 […]
Balcombe residents say Cuadrilla’s plans to flow test well risk harm, lack information and have no social licence
22nd March 2014 Cuadrilla’s latest planning application for Balcombe fails to meet planning policies, lacks key information, risks harm to residents and the environment and has no social licence – so said a group of Balcombe villagers this week.