Angus Energy did not have permission to drill a new sidetrack at Brockham in Surrey and does not have consent for production, the county council has told an industry regulator.
One of the regulators of the UK hydrocarbon industry has criticised the quality of information it holds on oil and gas wells.
UKOG has announced that it drilled a mechanical sidetrack to its exploratory oil well at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex, confirming DrillOrDrop’s report published yesterday. The company made the announcement in a formal RNS statement to investors, 10 days after the 3,000+ft sidetrack was spudded.
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.
Lidsey: Approval for drilling but rig delayed and planning permission breached again within days of council warning
West Sussex County Council confirmed today that there had been another breach of planning permission at the Angus Energy oil site at Lidsey, near Bognor Regis.
Surrey County Council and Angus Energy are standing firm in their conflicting positions in a long-running dispute over the Brockham oil site near Dorking.
The company behind plans to frack a shale gas well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has submitted a final document for approval.