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.
Update: Record-level earthquake in Newdigate, Surrey – calls for reopening of inquiry into links to oil industry
The strongest earth tremor so far in the latest swarm in the Newdigate area of Surrey was felt across southern England early this morning.
Angus Energy announced this morning that part of the target Kimmeridge oil interval at its well at Brockham in Surrey is producing water.
Campaigners in southern England have criticised what they say is a “gaping hole” in the regulations covering the use of acid on oil sites.
The Weald-based exploration company, UK Oil and Gas Investments Plc, announced today it was considering raising funds.