Surrey County Council has granted planning permission for the storage of more than 100 tonnes of crude oil at the Horse Hill production site near Gatwick.
The final court in the UK is to make a landmark ruling in a case about the climate impacts of onshore oil and gas extraction.
The industry regulator has approved the use of an oil well at Horse Hill in Surrey for disposal of waste water, the site’s parent company announced today.
The Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has been granted permission to pump waste water underground.
An environmental campaigner who brought a legal challenge over the climate impact of onshore oil production has applied to take her case to the final court in the UK.
2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.
Environmental damage from burning oil in cars or planes should be assessed, as well as the benefits of oil production, campaigners told the court of appeal in London today.
Long-term oil extraction from a site in the Surrey greenbelt would “inevitably” result in greenhouse gas emissions from burning the fuel, the court of appeal was told today.
The UK government is in court today to defend long-term oil production in the Surrey greenbelt – just three days after the end of international climate talks in Glasgow.
Greenpeace has lost a legal challenge to the UK government’s decision to allow BP to drill 30 million barrels of oil from the Vorlich Field in the North Sea.