A campaigner’s legal challenge against oil production in Surrey has grown into a case to bring UK planning policy into line with climate change strategy.
Campaigners are seeking to go to court over this month’s planning consent for oil production at Horse Hill in Surrey.
The decision on plans to expand the UK Oil and Gas exploration site at Horse Hill in Surrey has been put back again, until at least July.
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The policing of protests at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick came under scrutiny at the trial of nine anti-fracking campaigners today.
Photographer David Burr took these pictures at today’s protest rally outside the Horse Hill exploratory oil site near Gatwick.
An anti-drilling protester locked himself on to a tanker visiting the Horse Hill exploratory oil site near Gatwick 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.
Gatwick oil find could be 70% higher than previously thought – not good news say Friends of the Earth
The volume of oil in the area round Gatwick could be 70% higher than previously estimated, according to UK Oil and Gas.
The former head of the company exploring for oil near Gatwick failed to appear in court this morning to give evidence at the trial of two anti-fracking campaigners.