Kimmeridge Oil & Gas has given formal notice that it is seeking to extend the planning permissions at its exploration site at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst.
UK Oil and Gas predicted today it would drill two new wells next year following the extension of one of its Weald licences in southern England.
Three environmental campaigners who blocked the entrance of the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex were found guilty this afternoon under trades union legislation. But one of them who took part in a similar protest a few weeks later was acquitted of the same offence.
Multiple oil exploration sites across the Sussex Weald threaten the region’s ancient woodland, a wildlife organisation has warned.
The drilling rig held up in a protest in West Sussex this morning has arrived, as expected, at Angus Energy’s Lidsey oil site near Bognor Regis.
Documents seen by DrillOrDrop this evening suggest that drilling at the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex has not gone according to plan.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam were among a group who presented West Sussex County Council with a giant postcard today objecting to plans to allow more time for oil exploration at a site near Billingshurst.