The Conservatives have made big gains in the county council elections in areas in the frontline of fracking for shale gas.
The Environment Agency is inviting comments on permit applications by Europa Oil & Gas for its exploration wellsite near Leith Hill in Surrey.
DrillOrDrop’s April 2017 digest of news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas updated daily
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.
Europa’s scheme to drill for oil near a Surrey beauty spot took a small step forward yesterday with approval of another planning condition.
Guest post by Kathryn McWhirter Tomorrow (11 January 2017), North Lincolnshire Council is expected to decide on a plans for oil production at Egdon’s site at Wressle, near Scunthorpe. The application includes proposals for the little-discussed process of acidisation.
Work is underway at Angus Energy’s oil site at Brockham, near Dorking, in Surrey. But the company appears reluctant to reveal details of what it is doing.
This week’s diary features a court case involving anti-fracking campaigner, Tina Rothery, plus two county council meetings, a training course, presentation, film screening, climate action assembly and a media festival.
Hundreds of people gathered at Leith Hill in Surrey yesterday (3 December 2016) to protest at plans by Europa Oil & Gas to drill an exploratory oil well nearby.