DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in spring 2021 affecting the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
The Environment Agency is being urged to oppose oil drilling plans on the Isle of Wight after its leader said “fast thinking” was needed to tackle climate change.
UK Oil & Gas plc announced this morning its 50% acquisition in the Basur-Resan oil licence in south east Turkey has been officially approved. The company said it was now a named party on the licence.
Highways officials have withdrawn their objection to a plan to explore for oil on the Isle of Wight.
You can keep up with December’s news here with our digest of headlines about UK fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas, updated daily.
The access to a proposed oil exploration site on the Isle of Wight is being moved to address concerns from highways officials.
DrillOrDrop’s autumn diary of events in 2020 about the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.
A consultation on plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has closed with an estimated 1,700+ objections. But two key organisations – the Environment Agency and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) partnership – have not objected to the scheme.
An objection to its oil drilling plans by the Isle of Wight MP, Bob Seely, was “a great surprise”, UK Oil & Gas said today.
Proposals to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight could threaten the island’s new Biosphere status, it was alleged yesterday.