DrillOrDrop’s updated diary of events in autumn 2021 involving the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
Oil exploration plans on the Isle of Wight would “make the best use” of mineral resources in the transition to a low carbon future, the company behind the proposals has said. But local campaigners have disputed the arguments and said they should be rejected.
A company’s bid to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has been opposed again by the local MP.
A public consultation opened today on the environmental impact of plans to revive oil exploration on the Isle of Wight.
The access to a proposed oil exploration site on the Isle of Wight is being moved to address concerns from highways officials.
Opponents of Isle of Wight drilling launch information campaign after criticising council consultation
A public consultation on plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has been poorly communicated, with inconsistencies and discrepancies, campaigners have argued.
A public consultation into plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for oil at Arreton on the Isle of Wight has opened.
Bob Seely, the Conservative MP for Isle of Wight, has told campaigners he is against proposals to drill for oil at Arreton.
A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.
Frack Free Isle of Wight has welcomed news that the island’s council has halted all planning decisions during the covid-19 outbreak.