The oil company, Angus Energy, faced criticism this morning from county councillors in Surrey over its operations at the Brockham oil site near Dorking.
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.
Planners at Surrey County Council have recommended approval of a retrospective planning application for offices, equipment, lighting, fencing and gates at Angus Energy’s oil site at Brockham. But they have said it should be made clear to the company that if permission were granted it did not give consent […]
Planners at West Sussex Council have recommended granting planning permission for another 12 months at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site near Billingshurst.
Operators of two oil sites in West Sussex are seeking new permissions from regulators.
Frack Free Ryedale said about 250 people opposed to plans by Third Energy to frack a well in North Yorkshire gathered outside an information meeting organised by the company today.
Lawyers for the government today defended the decision to give the go-ahead to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site and the UK’s first horizontal fracking wells.