About 150 people heard calls last night to object to oil drilling, expected in the next few weeks, at a farm near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
Oil company accuses Sussex drilling opponents of “scaremongering” – “nonsense” says “shocked” campaign group
The oil company behind plans to drill in West Sussex in the next few weeks has written to local people accusing its opponents of “unsettling levels of scaremongering” and “extraordinary levels of misinformation”. UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) has said it expects to drill an exploratory oil well […]
Responses to a public consultation on plans to drill an exploratory oil well in West Sussex have divided over the company’s competence.
An oil company has defended its plans to drill new wells in the South Downs National Park near a source of drinking water, despite the objection of the Environment Agency.
The companies behind the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick have been granted a five-year extension to their exploration and development licences, the operator has announced.
New questions have been raised about whether drilling for oil should be allowed in an area of the South Downs that feeds a source of drinking water.
Work is underway at the Broadford Bridge oil site in West Sussex for the first time for nearly two and a half years.