Address: Land off High Street, Biscathorpe, Louth, Lincolnshire
Planning applications: N/O59/0053/18 (May 2018) and (E)N59/2259/14 (2015)
Operator: Egdon Resources
Status: Exploratory drilling for oil
6 January 2020
Pictures show flooding at Biscathorpe site.
4 January 2020
Egdon Resources announces Humber Oil & Gas has defaulted on payments for operations at Biscathorpe. Legal action is underway. Details
27 November 2019
Union Jack Oil raises £5m for new wells at West Newton and Biscathorpe. Details
2 August 2019
Acquittal for sole campaigners arrested at Biscathorpe protests. Details
15 July 2019
Partners in Biscathorpe says analysis at Biscathorpe raises hopes of finding oil in PEDL253. Details
20 February 2019
Egdon Resources announced that Biscathorpe-2 well is to be sealed and suspended after it fails to find target formation. Details
7 January 2019
Biscathorpe well spudded. Details
4 January 2019
First arrests outside the Biscathorpe site: a 74-year-old man and a 60-year-old woman. Details
3 November 2018
Campaigners protest as Biscathorpe site construction begins. Details
Dismissal of request for judicial review of Lincolnshire County Council decision.
14 May 2018
Lincolnshire County Council unanimously approved time extension for Biscathorpe site until December 2020. Details
28 February 2018
Expiry date of 2015 planning permission
12 July 2017
16 March 2015
Planning permission for three years was awarded by Lincolnshire County Council to create a well site and drill an oil exploration well.
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