A judge who acquitted nine anti-fracking campaigners following protests outside the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick said he was concerned about the deteriorating relationship between police and protesters.
A man arrested during protests at the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick said he had received legal advice that he would not be committing an offence if he walked in front of lorries delivering to the site.
The trial of nine anti-fracking campaigners arrested at protests at the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick heard that police tolerated some walking in front of lorries to slow down deliveries to the site.
The policing of protests at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick came under scrutiny at the trial of nine anti-fracking campaigners today.
The case against an anti-fracking protester arrested during demonstrations outside the Horse Hill exploratory oil site near Gatwick Airport was dropped this afternoon.
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UK Oil & Gas Investments, one of the companies with interests in the Horse Hill exploratory oil well near Gatwick, has announced it is to invest an extra £4m in the Weald basin in southern England.
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.
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The majority investor in the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick is claiming record UK onshore flow rates. After completing initial flow tests, UK Oil & Gas described the results this morning as “outstanding” and equivalent to rates from the North Sea.