A Surrey resident is going to the High Court for the right to challenge the approval of 20 years of oil production at the Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
The decision on plans by UK Oil & Gas to drill at Dunsfold in Surrey have been put back again.
A plan for lorry access to the Horse Hill oil site would threaten road safety and disturb local people, the Weald Action Group has complained.
Angus Energy has said it will seek a five-year extension to its oil production licence at Brockham in Surrey.
Lorries delivering to the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey will be told not to cross the central white line of the road as they pull into the entrance.
The number of onshore oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2019 was up slightly on 2018, which was a 68-year low for the industry. This year, operators spudded (began drilling) four, or possibly five wells, depending on how you count your wells.
Campaigners from Extinction Rebellion took part in a demonstration in Kingston this morning before a meeting of Surrey County Council.
Campaigners from Extinction Rebellion have locked themselves together to block the entrance of the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick.
The decision on plans to drill oil and gas wells near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey has slipped into 2020.
A Surrey resident has issued a legal challenge against the county council’s decision to grant planning permission for long-term oil production and more drilling at the Horse Hill exploration site.