The former Conservative leadership contender, Jeremy Hunt, said today it was “extraordinary” that the UK, with its net zero target, was even thinking about plans to drill for gas at Dunsfold in Surrey.
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The decision on the Dunsfold/Loxley gas exploration site in Surrey is to be made by the communities’ secretary, Michael Gove, it was announced this afternoon.
2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.
Opponents of controversial gas drilling plans near the Surrey village of Dunsfold say they will put their toes on the line to show that large lorries will be forced to break the law when visiting the proposed site.
UK Oil & Gas chief executive Stephen Sanderson bought 985,221 shares in the company this month, at a price of 0.1015p per share, the company has confirmed.
The company behind oil production at Horse Hill in Surrey has announced plans to develop geothermal energy at the site.
The Weald-based UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) plc confirmed today its bid for three new licences in Turkey had been unsuccessful.
UK Oil & Gas has announced the appointment of a new chief financial officer.
The councillor responsible for environmental issues on the Isle of Wight has come out against plans to drill for oil, due to be decided tomorrow.