UK Oil & Gas plc announced this morning it has relinquished an oil exploration licence near Dorking in Surrey, which included a controversial site near the Leith Hill beauty spot.
Climate campaigners deliberately slowed down three tankers bound this morning for the Horse Hill oil production site in Surrey.
A 71-year-old grandmother is walking more than hundred miles in a week to raise money for a legal challenge to oil drilling in Surrey.
Vehicles visiting the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey were delayed for a second day by slow walking protests by environmental campaigners.
The company behind oil drilling at Horse Hill in Surrey said this morning it had taken a licence stake in south east Turkey in the hope of “rapid monetisation” of reserves.
Campaigners have urged planners to drop their support for more time at an oil exploration site in West Sussex.
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.
The High Court has reduced the scope of the injunction granted to UK Oil & Gas plc against protests at its exploration sites in Sussex and Surrey.