Surrey planners are recommending approval of plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for gas near Dunsfold when the proposal is considered a second time next week.
The second meeting to decide whether to grant planning permission for gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been set for 27 November 2020.
UK Oil & Gas plc announced today it had raised £2.2m to fund initial operations in its new interest in the Resan oil exploration project in Turkey.
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.