The regulator of the oil and gas industry has criticised Angus Energy over its operation at Brockham near Dorking.
Angus Energy announced in the past hour that it had received approval from the Oil & Gas Authority allowing it to produce oil from a side-track well drilled earlier 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.
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.
Flow testing for oil at the Broadford Bridge exploration site is now underway, UK Oil & Gas plc announced this afternoon.
UKOG has announced that it drilled a mechanical sidetrack to its exploratory oil well at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex, confirming DrillOrDrop’s report published yesterday. The company made the announcement in a formal RNS statement to investors, 10 days after the 3,000+ft sidetrack was spudded.
Three announcements today on the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil site at Horse Hill near Horley in Surrey.
Angus Energy has made a strong defence of its operations at the Brockham oil site in Surrey, saying it had all the consents it needed.
Angus Energy said today it expected to be ready to produce oil from a new sidetrack well at its Brockham site in Surrey by this spring or summer.
Planners in the South Downs have demanded more information on the effects of plans to drill new wells and produce oil for 20 years.