Oil being extracted on UK farmland© Global Warming Images/REX
There was a lot of hype last week when oil exploration company, UK Oil & Gas Investments PLC (UKOG), announced it had found an estimated 158m barrels of oil per square mile underneath the Weald Basin in Sussex. The amount of oil in the Weald is in question, but what might it mean for landowners and what should you do if an oil company comes knocking? Farmers Weekly talked to the CLA’s energy advisor Tom Beely and chief surveyor Andrew Shirley – […]