Opponents of oil drilling in Sussex and Surrey launched a crowd funding appeal this morning to challenge the High Court injunction against protesters sought by UK Oil and Gas Investments.
Opponents of oil drilling in southern England have claimed victory after an exploration company dropped what they described as “the most draconian” clause in an injunction against protests.
The oil exploration company, UKOG, says there’s no connection between its drilling site at Horse Hill near Gatwick Airport and the Easter earthquake in Surrey.
The exploration company. UKOG, announced this morning it had suspended its well at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex, after describing observed oil flows as likely to be “sub-commercial”.
The oil exploration company, UKOG, has had no right of access for operations at its site at Markwells Wood near Rowlands Castle for eight months, DrillOrDrop has learned.
In this week’s listings: Robin Hood Vs Fracking lantern parade in Bolsover; Amelia Womack speaking at Preston New Road; INEOS, Fracking and You talk; Protest outside Nottinghamshire County Council; Costs hearing at the High Court in UKOG injunction case.
UK Oil & Gas Investments announced this afternoon that well testing operations had ceased at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site near Billingshurst in West Sussex. In a brief statement to investors in the past hour, the company said: “Equipment is being removed from the site and the […]