UKOG said this morning it had submitted a planning application for oil drilling and flow testing at Arreton on the Isle of Wight.
The rig to drill new wells at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has been delivered.
Another report commissioned by opponents of oil exploration, has criticised plans by Europa to drill near Leith Hill in Surrey.
The Environment Agency is inviting comments on permit applications by Europa Oil & Gas for its exploration wellsite near Leith Hill in Surrey.
The company behind the Horse Hill oil well near Gatwick in Surrey has confirmed it will submit a new planning application for the site in the next few weeks.