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Nottinghamshire oil well

October 22, 2014

Whip Ridding Farm

An exploratory well was drilled here in January 2010 by Egdon Resources plc. Click here. It is a mile or so west of Kirklington well (click here) and well hidden.

from the road   from the wood    dukes wood

But walk through Redgate Wood from the nearby Dukes Wood oil well museum, and brave the “no-entry” signs protecting the pheasants.

oil well1   oil well2   oil well3

It doesn’t seem to be producing. Maybe they’re waiting for the price to rise.

Jim Thornton

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