Video: Demonstration at ‘Gatwick Gusher’ site

Demonstrators were out and about around Horse Hill-1 oilfield yesterday.

The site near Horley, nicknamed the Gatwick Gusher, is thought to contain up to 100bn barrels of oil.

Photo: Eddie Mitchell

Photo: Eddie Mitchell

UK Oil and Gas Investments has said it does not expect to have to use hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking’ to release the oil.

However, anti-fracking campaign groups fear that large deposits of shale gas could be found, creating a huge incentive for fracking to take place.

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