North Kelsey-1, Lincolnshire

North Kelsey Egdon Resources 1

Location of North Kelsey oil site. Photo: Egdon Resources

Last update: 15/10/2022

Key facts

Address: Land off Smithfield Road, North Kelsey, near Brigg, Lincolnshire LN7 6HG

Planning: PL/0011/18 to extend length of permission

Operator: Egdon Resources UK Limited

Licence: PEDL241

Status: Awaiting details of how appeal will be heard against refusal of time extension


Location of North Kelsey oil site. Source: Lincolnshire County Council


8 August 2022

Egdon Resources announces it has lodged an appeal against refusal of planning permission for a third extension. Details

10 May 2022

Lincolnshire oil schemes will not help energy crisis, say pilgrims. Details

14 March 2022

Breaking: Councillors block third bid for more time at undeveloped Lincolnshire oil site. Details

Egdon Resources says it will appeal against planning refusal. Details

6 March 2022

Planners back third time extension at North Kelsey oil site – despite 1,000+ opponents. Details

3 February 2022

Egdon accused of “planning by stealth” with third bid for more time at North Kelsey. Details

15 December 2021

Plans published for new well target and another year at North Kelsey exploration site. Details

23 November 2021

Egdon to seek third time extension for oil drilling at North Kelsey. Details

7 September 2020

Second extension of planning permission approved for North Kelsey – to end of 2021. Details

3 July 2020

Egdon Resources applies for a second time extension to planning permission at North Kelsey. Details

1 July 2020

Lincolnshire County Council approves applications for extra cabins, tanks and facilities, new site layout, liner and lighting towers at North Kelsey. But the council refuses request to increase noise limit to 50db at day and night, extension of working hours on Saturdays and delivery times. Details

28 May 2020

Start of consultation on Egdon Resources standard rules environmental permit for a mining waste operation. Consultation runs until 25 June 2020. Details

7 May 2019

Egdon Resources submits application to vary planning conditions. Details

14 May 2018

Lincolnshire County Council planning committee unanimously backs three more years, to 31 December 2020, for North Kelsey oil site. Details

9 April 2018

Lincolnshire County Council planning committee votes for site visit to North Kelsey oil site. Details

2 April 2018

County council planners recommend approval for three more years for North Kelsey oil site. Details

29 December 2017

Application validated for extension of planning permission to 31 December 2020

9 December 2014

Approval of application W97/131952/14 for well site and drilling with condition for operations to cease and site restored by 31 December 2017.