The oil exploration site in Surrey, nicknamed the “Gatwick Gusher”, breached health and safety laws last year, DrillOrDrop has learned.
A new study has found no clear links between the recent swarm of earth tremors in Surrey and local oil drilling activity.
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.
There have been at least a thousand objections to plans by UK Oil & Gas for 20 years of oil production at its site at Horse Hill, Surrey County Council has confirmed.
An oil exploration company has said it will not inject dilute acid to stimulate flow at any of its wells in the Weald basin in southern England.
As UK Oil & Gas publishes its latest results, DrillOrDrop reviews the company’s holdings, finances, plans and personnel.
As geologists continue to disagree about the cause of the Surrey earthquakes, a local MP has urged the government to investigate any link with oil operations.