UK Oil & Gas plc has announced that production has resumed from the Portland oil formation at Horse Hill in Surrey.
People who want to comment on plans by Angus Energy to produce oil round-the-clock at its Lidsey site in West Sussex have just over a week until a deadline set by planners.
Government proposals designed to speed-up fracking decisions are unclear, inappropriate and unjustified, a group of planning experts have said.
Updated 13 September 2018 Angus Energy is now expected to begin a long-awaited flow test of the oil well at Balcombe in West Sussex in the last week of September. But this date depends on the company meeting conditions set by the Environment Agency.
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Live news updates from the meeting of West Sussex County Council’s planning committee discussing the application by UK Oil & Gas for its Broadford Bridge oil exploration site.
In this week’s listings Westminster debate and rally on changes to planning rules for shale gas; Europa returns to the High Court for Leith Hill injunction hearing; West Sussex County Council planning decision meeting on Broadford Bridge; Fossil fuels lecture; Plus meetings, deadlines, information events and gatherings.
Residents in the West Sussex village of Balcombe are preparing for the first activity at an exploratory oil site for five years.