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.
Another report commissioned by opponents of oil exploration, has criticised plans by Europa to drill near Leith Hill in Surrey.
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.
As companies across the Weald in southern England begin using acidisation as part of Kimmeridge oil exploration, a campaign group has published a new leaflet about the technique. In this Guest Post, The Weald Action Group, an alliance of community organisations across the region, explains why it produced […]
An anti-drilling campaigner who delayed the transport of an oil rig by spending the night on the delivery lorry has been found guilty.
Angus Energy announced this morning it would be producing oil from four wells in the Weald in southern England in the first three months of this year.
2017 saw drilling get underway at the site of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas wells. But, despite expectations, there was no high volume hydraulic fracturing – at least at the time of writing.
Multiple oil exploration sites across the Sussex Weald threaten the region’s ancient woodland, a wildlife organisation has warned.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam were among a group who presented West Sussex County Council with a giant postcard today objecting to plans to allow more time for oil exploration at a site near Billingshurst.
In this week’s listings: Lancashire fracking protest court hearing; Don’t Drill The Weald rally; Comment deadline on planning applications; Premier and screenings of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power; Gathering on the Green; Plus meetings, fundraisers and information events