Campaigners in southern England have criticised what they say is a “gaping hole” in the regulations covering the use of acid on oil sites.
Friends of the Earth has called for a ban on the use of acid to stimulate the flow of oil and gas in onshore wells.
A resident’s group in Surrey has discovered a loophole in oil and gas regulations that allow some wells to be stimulated or used for reinjection without specific controls.
The exploration company. UKOG, announced this morning it had suspended its well at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex, after describing observed oil flows as likely to be “sub-commercial”.
As companies across the Weald in southern England begin using acidisation as part of Kimmeridge oil exploration, a campaign group has published a new leaflet about the technique. In this Guest Post, The Weald Action Group, an alliance of community organisations across the region, explains why it produced […]
Members of the South Downs National Park Authority have called for stricter controls on how oil could be produced in future.