As expected, the company behind the so-called Gatwick Gusher oil well in Surrey, has confirmed it is preparing to submit a planning application for oil production in the South Downs National Park.                                       UK Oil & Gas Investments PLC has put up legal notices (see above) around its wellsite at Markwells Wood in West Sussex alerting people that a planning application will be submitted to the South Downs National Park Authority (SDNPA).                                                                                       The application is described as “appraisal and production of oil for a 20-year period” at the site at Forestside, near Rowlands Castle.


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