At least 10 staff have said they have left the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, in the past few months.
A Surrey resident has issued a legal challenge against the county council’s decision to grant planning permission for long-term oil production and more drilling at the Horse Hill exploration site.
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There have been at least a thousand objections to plans by UK Oil & Gas for 20 years of oil production at its site at Horse Hill, Surrey County Council has confirmed.
An oil exploration company has said it will not inject dilute acid to stimulate flow at any of its wells in the Weald basin in southern England.
People living around the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport have protested about long-term drilling and production plans.