BBC London 9 March 2017: In January 2017 Angus Energy drilled a sidetrack well unauthorised by the Surrey County Council. 

This is what happened since (and shortly before) at the Brockham site:

14 June 2018 – Drill Or Drop

Residents uncover regulatory loophole at Surrey oil site

17 May 2018 – getSURREY

Brockham oil well application contradicts firm’s press release, says councillor

8th May 2018 – Drill Or Drop

Angus Energy complaint against BBC over disputed oil well dismissed by watchdog

3 May 2018 – Drill Or Drop

Councillors oppose two oil applications in Surrey’s greenbelt

20 March 2018 – Private Eye

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14 March 2018 – Drill Or Drop

Disputed Brockham sidetrack well highlights “discrepancies” over oil and gas rules – Surrey planner

7 March 2018 – Drill Or Drop

Angus Energy focuses on production with release of accounts and Brockham plans

15 February 2018 – DrillOrDrop

Balcombe well test likely to come before Brockham, says Angus Energy

12 February 2018 – DrillOrDrop

The acid debate – what the Environment Agency says about acidising oil and gas wells and how campaigners respond

22 January 2018 – DrillOrDrop 

Breaking: Cuadrilla sells operation of Balcombe licence to Angus Energy

21 January 2018 – DrillOrDrop 

Angus Energy response on Brockham planning application

20 January 2018 – DrillOrDrop 

Angus Energy’s planning application for Brockham oil site “invalid”

20 December 2017 – DrillOrDrop 

Angus Energy submits new planning application for Brockham

8 November 2017 – DrillOrDrop 

Official criticism of Angus Energy’s drilling and management at Brockham oil site

25 October 2017 – DrillOrDrop

Updated: Angus Energy to apply for planning consent for disputed Brockham oil well

23 October 2017 – DrillOrDrop

Council confirms Angus oil production scheme at Brockham does not have planning permission

23 October 2017 – DrillOrDrop

Angus announces go-ahead for oil production at disputed Brockham side-track

13 September 2017 – DrillOrDrop 

Angus accused of betraying trust and misleading councillors over Brockham oil site

13 September – DrillOrDrop 

What Surrey County Council told the OGA about the Brockham sidetrack

25 August 2017 – DrillOrDrop

Council lawyers back planners in dispute over Angus Energy’s Brockham well

24 August 2017 – Nature 

20 July 2017 – DrillOrDrop 

Angus shares keep rising despite no resolution to planning dispute over Brockham oil site

26 June 2017 – DrillOrDrop 

Angus applies for retrospective permission for Brockham well site – but not for drilling

24 June 2017 – The Argus 

Saturday Review: Do we really want to see oil fields in rural Sussex?  (Whilst not directly discussing Brockham or Surrey, the issue explained in this comment piece so clearly is the very issue our community is facing)

7 June 2017spinwatch

New documents suggest Angus Energy ‘breached planning’ conditions in Brockham

11 May 2017 – DrillOrDrop

No resolution to dispute over Brockham oil well as Angus announces production plans

2 May 2017 – NewStatesman

A blackness beneath the village green

7 April 2017spinwatch

London Stock Exchange asked to investigate oil company over Surrey well

29 March 2017 – DrillOrDrop

“Council gave us no formal notice of planning breach at Brockham well” – Angus Energy

28 March 2017 – DrillOrDrop 

Brockham oil site breached permit condition, document reveals

26 March 2017 – Eagle Radio 

Fear and confusion over oil drilling in Surrey greenbelt

24 March 2017 – Private Eye


21 March 2017 – BBC South Update Brockham 

20 March 2017 – DrillOrDrop

Charges dropped against five Brockham oil protesters

20 March 2017 – The Independent 

Energy firm accused of drilling for oil beneath greenbelt land without planning permission

20 March 2017 – The Times (Registration required)

Oil firm drills in Surrey ‘without permit’

20 March 2017 – Surrey Mirror 

Brockham Oil Well: Surrey County Council says company has ‘acted without planning permission’ as charges against five protesters dropped

18 March 2017

Support people arrested at Brockham on Monday 20 March

The people arrested while protesting peacefully against oil drilling at Brockham will be tried at Redhill magistrates court on Monday 20 March. Please come along for 9.15am, to show support and demonstrate the strength of public opinion on this issue. The court is at Hatchlands Road, Redhill, RH1 6DH,  between Reigate and Redhill on the A25.

Link to Frack Free Surrey Announcement with more details

16 March 2017 -DrillOrDrop 

Council twice told Angus Energy it didn’t have permission for Brockham oil well – documents reveal

9 March 2017 – BBC London 

9 March 2017 -DrillOrDrop 

Council “extremely disappointed over Brockham well drilled without permission”

3 March 2017 -DrillOrDrop 

Brockham ready to produce oil by summer and could be better than Horse Hill, says Angus

2 February – DrillOrDrop

Brockham could open up oil exploration in the Weald – Lenigas

27 January 2017 – DrillOrDrop

Brockham update: Rig down, potential reservoirs announced and the reason for 24-hour working

12 January – BBC News, Surrey 

Protest police accused of ‘scare tactics’ at Brockham and Leith Hill

9 January 2017 – Surrey Mirror 

Anti-oil drilling protester arrested for ‘chaining’ himself to truck in Brockham

15 December 2016 – DrillOrDrop 

What’s happening at Brockham oil site in Surrey?