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.

Over 3,000 objections to exploratory oil drilling application, say campaigners

ukog site looking east

If you wish to comment on the application for exploratory oil drilling on the Isle of Wight, there is still time. Details within

Wednesday, 17th February, 2021 1:38pm

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Anti oil drilling campaigners call for extension to consultation due to Website outage (update 2)

person typing on computer keyboard

Campaigners working to oppose plans to drill for oil west of Arreton are calling on the council to extend the public consultation period on revised plans submitted by Oil Company UK Oil & Gas (UKOG). The IWC respond.

Wednesday, 3rd February, 2021 12:08pm

By Don’t Drill the Wight with one comment

UKOG submit revised papers for Isle of Wight exploratory oil wells: Now open for comments

Field where the exploratory oil wells will be

The final plans have been submitted with changes to several parts of the application. Full details within

Tuesday, 19th January, 2021 2:35pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 20 readers' comments

Isle of Wight council committee defends consultation for UKOG oil drilling planning application

Trees outside County Hall

The planning committee rejected a motion calling for the public consultation surrounding the application for oil drilling in Arreton to be withdrawn and reintroduced at a different time

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 6:19pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 16 readers' comments

UKOG rebuff claims oil exploration will impact Isle of Wight Biosphere

arreton drilling ukog

With over 1,000 letters of objection and many citing harmful impact on the Isle of Wight's UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status, the applicant has rebuffed the claims

Thursday, 20th August, 2020 5:43pm

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

Environment Agency and Isle of Wight AONB: No objection to oil drilling application (updated)

arreton drilling ukog

Environment Agency and AONB planning officer have submitted their comments on the application for an exploratory oil well pad on the Isle of Wight

Wednesday, 29th July, 2020 10:24am

By Sally Perry with 6 readers' comments

Letter: Defer UKOG oil exploration planning application

arreton drilling ukog

Alison Goodchild believes the UKOG planning application for oil exploration has been submitted under cover of a global pandemic and calls for it to be deferred

Friday, 24th July, 2020 9:05am

By Alison Goodchild with 7 readers' comments

Letter claims Isle of Wight MP told UKOG he wouldn’t object to their drilling application (updated)

Bob Seely in Parliament

UKOG wants to drill for oil in Arreton. Bob Seely recently announced that he’d put in an objection to their planning application. This letter (shown in full) claims he met them in Westminster in Aug 2019 and told them he wouldn’t object. MP refutes the claims

Thursday, 23rd July, 2020 12:34pm

By Sally Perry with 9 readers' comments

Isle of Wight anti oil-drilling campaigners gain national support

zoom meeting of dont drill the wight

Anti-oil drilling campaigners on the Isle of Wight received national support during an online meeting last night, with advice and encouragement from successful challenges against fossil fuel exploration in the North of England

Wednesday, 22nd July, 2020 10:56am

By Vix Lowthion with 24 readers' comments

Campaigner granted permission for judicial review of planning permission for Surrey oil wells


The judicial review against Surrey Council's planning decision for oil wells in Surrey could result in a Landmark Case affecting other planned developments by UKOG

Tuesday, 21st July, 2020 8:42am

By Maxine Wolstenholme with 2 readers' comments

Oil drilling application runs counter to Isle of Wight Biosphere aims, says AONB head

jonathan bacon

The Chair of the Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) has submitted an objection to UKOG's planning application for an oil drilling well in Arreton. You can have your say on the planning Website

Monday, 20th July, 2020 8:26pm

By Jonathan Bacon with 2 readers' comments

Oil drilling plans are ‘entirely inappropriate for the Isle of Wight’ says MP: Read his objection in full

bob seely in parliament

Bob Seely MP has set out a range of objections to the plans for oil drilling on the Isle of Wight, which he states would be entirely inappropriate for the Island. Read them in full here

Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 9:15am

By The Office of Bob Seely with 7 readers' comments