The industry regulator has approved the use of an oil well at Horse Hill in Surrey for disposal of waste water, the site’s parent company announced today.
Hundreds of tonnes of climate-warming methane is being released into the atmosphere by the UK’s longest continuously producing onshore oil well, despite curbs ordered by the environmental regulator.
Angus Energy has revealed plans to produce oil from an existing well at its Brockham site near Dorking in Surrey.
UK onshore oil production on all measures rose in May 2021 compared with previous months but it failed to return to the level of the start of the year.
Regulators have given UK Oil & Gas plc more time to drill at the Horse Hill site in Surrey, the company announced today.
People are invited to comment on proposals by Angus Energy to dispose of waste water into a borehole at its Brockham oil site in Surrey.
The main investor at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has announced plans for two new production wells.
Angus Energy has said it intends to return to its Balcombe oil exploration site in West Sussex later this year.
Dunsfold residents have welcomed a county council vote to refuse plans to drill near their Surrey village.
UK onshore oil production fell in 2019 to its lowest point for eight years, official data has revealed.