Production at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey fell by 25% in May 2020, according to the most recent figures released by regulators today.
The decision to refuse planning permission for oil and gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been ruled invalid following problems during a “remote” council meeting.
Environmental campaigners walked slowly in front of tankers on their way to the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey this morning.
A consultation on plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has closed with an estimated 1,700+ objections. But two key organisations – the Environment Agency and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) partnership – have not objected to the scheme.
An investigation is underway following complaints about a council meeting that refused consent for drilling in Surrey.
An objection to its oil drilling plans by the Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, was “a great surprise”, UK Oil & Gas said today.
A campaigner against onshore drilling for oil and gas is to go to the Court of Appeal to challenge a decision by Surrey County Council.
A group opposed to plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight said its campaign had been boosted by more than 670 objections in 17 days.
Broadford Bridge exploration site. Photo: Broadford Bridge Action Group Councillors in West Sussex have voted by 10-1 to allow another two years at the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge.
Two Extinction Rebellion activists have denied charges of aggravated trespass at the Horse Hill oil production site in Surrey.