Campaigners are seeking to go to court over this month’s planning consent for oil production at Horse Hill in Surrey.
Horse Hill oil production approved: Campaigners seek legal advice on challenge; “landmark decision”, says company
Plans for 20 years of oil production at the Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport got the go-ahead from Surrey County Council’s planning committee this lunchtime.
Proposals to drill four more production wells at the Horse Hill oil site, near Gatwick Airport, have been supported by Surrey County Council planners.
Egdon Resources, the company behind plans for long-term oil production at Wressle near Scunthorpe, said today North Lincolnshire Council had withdrawn its case against the company.
Angus Energy could have avoided another planning application for its extended well test at Balcombe in West Sussex, the company admitted this evening.
A new study has found no clear links between the recent swarm of earth tremors in Surrey and local oil drilling activity.
The decision on plans to expand the UK Oil and Gas exploration site at Horse Hill in Surrey has been put back again, until at least July.