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.
The main investor at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey has announced plans for two new production wells.
Angus Energy has said it intends to return to its Balcombe oil exploration site in West Sussex later this year.
UK Oil & Gas has said it could stimulate or sidetrack its second oil well at Horse Hill in Surrey to achieve long-term production.
Dunsfold residents have welcomed a county council vote to refuse plans to drill near their Surrey village.
UK Oil & Gas said today it would reperforate the Portland section of its first well at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.
A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.
UK Oil & Gas plc said today it had delayed its capital expenditure programme because of the covid-19 outbreak.
UK Oil & Gas revealed details today of two proposed oil exploration sites on the Isle of Wight.
Residents near a proposed oil and gas exploration site in Surrey are calling for an extension to the public consultation period on the scheme.