Proposals to extend the life of a dormant oil site for a fourth time have been supported by West Sussex planners.
Operators of the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex are seeking a third extension of planning permission – this time to allow for drilling at other sites.
An onshore oil and gas licence in southern England moved into its production phase this week. But the operator has not yet drilled a well in the area that has been proved to be successful.
UKOG Broadford Bridge update: “unproductive” section, plans for new sites, extended flow test consent and new analysis
UK Oil and Gas has announced that a section of the reservoir at its Broadford Bridge oil well in West Sussex is “unproductive” because of low permeability.