Flow testing for oil at the Broadford Bridge exploration site is now underway, UK Oil & Gas plc announced this afternoon.
Operators of two oil sites in West Sussex are seeking new permissions from regulators.
Lidsey: Approval for drilling but rig delayed and planning permission breached again within days of council warning
West Sussex County Council confirmed today that there had been another breach of planning permission at the Angus Energy oil site at Lidsey, near Bognor Regis.
West Sussex County Council has told the oil company, Angus Energy, that it must use the approved route into an oil exploration site at Lidsey, near Bognor Regis, after a complaint about planning breaches.
West Sussex County Council has confirmed that the company behind oil drilling at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst, is to seek an extension to its planning permission for the site.
Opponents of oil exploration at a site in West Sussex have called for an immediate stop to work after the drill rig was installed yesterday.
Details of a new oil well in West Sussex emerged today when Angus Energy announced it had received final planning consent at its Lidsey site near Bognor Regis.
Cuadrilla has confirmed that no work will be carried out at its oil exploration site at Balcombe in West Sussex before May this year.
West Sussex County Council has approved changes to plans by UK Oil and Gas Investments plc for its exploratory oil well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst.
West Sussex has a last chance next month to strengthen controls on the use of acid in oil and gas operations.