Regulations covering oil and gas developments are confusing and misleading and there are discrepancies between different agencies, a senior Surrey planner has said.
Updated 26 October 2017 with statement from Oil & Gas Authority and 17 November 2017 with document released by Surrey County Council Angus Energy has announced it will submit a planning application for a disputed oil well drilled in January this year.
The oil company, Angus Energy, faced criticism this morning from county councillors in Surrey over its operations at the Brockham oil site near Dorking.
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 […]
Surrey County Council’s position that Angus Energy drilled its new Brockham oil well without planning permission has been supported by lawyers.
The company which strongly denied accusations that it drilled for oil without planning consent in Surrey has submitted a new application for the site near Dorking.