A new planning application for oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe is expected by the end of April, one of the partners in the project has said.
Correspondence seen by DrillOrDrop shows that the planning application submitted by Angus Energy for its Brockham oil site late last year has been found to be invalid by Surrey County Council.
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.
Villagers opposed to drilling for oil in a remote part of the South Downs have accused regulators of a lack of robustness in handling the licence near their homes.
Surrey County Council has confirmed that Angus Energy submitted a planning application today for its oil site at Brockham near Dorking.
A planning application for oil production at the Horse Hill exploration site near Gatwick Airport will be submitted in spring 2018, according to UK Oil and Gas, one of the leading companies behind the project.
The company behind oil production at Markwells Wood in the South Downs has scaled back its plans following concerns about pollution to drinking water.