The leading company behind exploration at the so-called “Gatwick Gusher” oil site has said all the consents are now in place to allow extended flow testing to begin “shortly”.
Angus Energy announced this morning it would be producing oil from four wells in the Weald in southern England in the first three months of this year.
Live updates from West Sussex County Council planning meeting to discuss Cuadrilla’s planning application to test its oil well at Balcombe.
Surrey County Council has confirmed that Angus Energy submitted a planning application today for its oil site at Brockham near Dorking.
Opponents of oil exploration at Horse Hill near Gatwick Airport have now occupied the drill site for more than 36 hours.
Angus Energy has given more details about problems at its Lidsey oil site near Bognor Regis in West Sussex. It also likened one of Lidsey’s source rocks to the Bakken oil field in North Dakota.
Angus Energy has announced initial flow rates of 40 barrels of oil per day at its horizontal production well at Lidsey in West Sussex. Five months ago, Angus predicted a sustained 400 barrels a day at Lidsey (interview with IG Analysis).