The life of a dormant oil site was extended today for the fourth time by councillors in West Sussex.
Proposals to extend the life of a dormant oil site for a fourth time have been supported by West Sussex planners.
Angus Energy is “weighing up the consequences” of appealing against refusal of a well test at its Balcombe oil site. But the decision was not “foremost” in its mind, it said.
The weald-based UK Oil & Gas plc (UKOG) is promoting prospects of oil production in south east Turkey as it seeks three more exploration licences in the region.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has got three more years in which to seek consent for two new wells near Blackpool in Lancashire.
The new company that will lead UKOG’s plans to explore for oil in Turkey inherits its name in a complex journey, thousands of miles away in southern England.
The exploration and production company, IGas, said today it was reviewing its capital spending plans with the increase in the oil price.
An oil company should be given another two years to decide whether its site in West Sussex is viable, planners recommended today.
Environmental campaigners are calling on the government to extend its moratorium on fracking to less publicised techniques used by the oil and gas industry.
IGas has announced a new drilling site in the Weald in southern England with plans for up to two exploration and appraisal wells.