A climate campaigner, who has opposed onshore oil and gas projects, has been given three days to leave a tunnel he dug near a new aviation fuel pipeline.
Drilling for gas near a Surrey village will be funded by another company, the operator has announced.
A council which opposed drilling for gas near a Surrey village has taken the first step to fight ministerial approval of the scheme.
People are being invited to comment on the environmental impact of plans by IGas to produce unabated hydrogen at its gas site at Albury in Surrey.
The company behind gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has complained to the local MP, Jeremy Hunt, about his comments that it would cause “enormous damage and disruption”.
The housing minister, Stuart Andrew, has blocked two shale gas schemes in south Yorkshire and Cheshire. But has given the go-ahead for gas drilling in Surrey.
DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in summer 2022 involving the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
Council officials have supported plans for more oil production at a small site in the Surrey greenbelt, saying it would help meet a “growing demand” for hydrocarbons.
A decision on gas exploration plans near the Surrey village of Dunsfold is expected by June 2022.
The Environment Agency has allowed Angus Energy to dispose of water underground at the Brockham oil site in Surrey.