UK Oil & Gas Investments (UKOG)

UK Oil and Gas PLC is a UK-based oil and gas exploration and production company.

The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange in the Alternative Investment Market.

They have licences to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight in the Arreton Area.

Below are articles mentioning UKOG.

Campaigners say oil drilling would be ‘catastrophic for the Isle of Wight’

anti fracking campaign meeting

Campaigners met this week to discuss upcoming plans for oil drilling on the Isle of Wight

Thursday, 5th December, 2019 1:35pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 10 readers' comments

Drilling for Isle of Wight oil a step closer, as UKOG prepare planning application

arreton drilling ukog

A planning application for oil exploration in Arreton and Godshill will be submitted to the Isle of Wight council early next year

Friday, 29th November, 2019 11:42am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 13 readers' comments

Government announce moratorium on fracking with immediate effect: Frack Free Isle of Wight respond


The moratorium on fracking will remain in place until there is "compelling" new evidence, say ministers

Saturday, 2nd November, 2019 11:47am

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

‘We do not frack, we do not need to frack’ says UK Oil & Gas CEO

stephen sanderson uk oil and gas

The Chief Executive of UK Oil & Gas PLC vehemently refutes claims made by Frack Free Isle of Wight and categorically states that UKOG do not frack and will not be fracking.

Wednesday, 8th May, 2019 5:51pm

By Stephen Sanderson with 10 readers' comments

Letter: Land owners urged to consider implications of leasing land to oil and gas exploration companies

Anti Fracking poster

Anti-fracking campaigners are asking Isle of Wight landowners to consider the full implications of granting leases to oil and gas exploration companies.

Friday, 3rd May, 2019 3:43pm

By Stephen Davis

UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) reveal Arreton drilling plans have been delayed by another year

arreton drilling ukog

Each year since 2016, UKOG have set their sights on drilling the following year. The latest statement to the stock exchange news service claims that planning applications for drilling in the Arreton area will be submitted in the first quarter of 2019.

Wednesday, 6th February, 2019 2:22pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Call for Islanders to take part in Government consultation on fracking

frack free protest

Campaigners are calling on Islanders to write to Isle of Wight MP, Robert Seely and take part in Gov consultation.

Saturday, 29th September, 2018 11:17am

By Sylvia May with one comment

UKOG has sights set on 227 million barrels of oil at Arreton (updated)

UKOG licence map

As recently reported by OnTheWight, UK Oil and Gas confirm they've given up the licence for oil exploration off the coast of Compton but say their sights are now set on drilling in Arreton from 2019.

Wednesday, 31st January, 2018 8:17am

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Isle of Wight offshore oil drilling plan change discovered by LibDem candidate

UKOG licence map

Nick Stuart, the LibDem candidate for the Central Wight seat on the Isle of Wight council, says he's discovered some interesting facts about the plans to drill for oil off the coast of the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 17th January, 2018 5:07pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Green MEP joins fight against oil drilling on the Isle of Wight


All are welcome to a public meeting being held later this month where residents can hear from Green MEP, Keith Taylor, about what can be done to fight oil drilling on the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 10th January, 2018 12:12pm

By Vix Lowthion with 5 readers' comments

Extension granted to UKOG drilling licence on the Isle of Wight


UKOG say their drilling on the Island is intended to cause zero hazards to any groundwater as they will employ the same drilling practices used by the water supply industry to drill drinking-water abstraction wells.

Thursday, 19th January, 2017 4:05pm

By Sally Perry with 5 readers' comments

Frack Free Isle of Wight invites new members to support the cause


Frack Free Isle of Wight have their AGM this week and invite anyone interested in finding out more about what they do to attend. If you like what you hear, become a member for £6pa.

Tuesday, 8th November, 2016 5:29pm

By Lisa Cant with 4 readers' comments