Plans by Rathlin Energy for long-term oil production at a site in East Yorkshire do not need a detailed environmental study, a government minister has ruled.
Rathlin Energy has said it will reduce the daily number of tankers visiting its proposed oil production site in East Yorkshire, in response to public concerns.
Planners in Lincolnshire have said an oil company has failed to prove that its proposals for drilling and production in a protected landscape are in the national interest.
Key figures 53,165 tonnes (January 2021 60,083), 64,507 m3 (January 2021 72,911), 14,491 barrels of oil per day (January 2021 14,794)
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BP’s Hamble oil terminal near Southampton has been blocked by Extinction Rebellion climate campaigners
Labour’s bid to ban fracking in England was defeated in parliament this afternoon. The party’s amendment to the Environment Bill was rejected by 357 votes to 216.
A landmark legal challenge has forced Royal Dutch Shell to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to meet global climate goals.
A former would-be fracking company has appointed a leading opponent as a director to help it go green.
UK Oil &Gas has issued more than 262 million shares to pay the final instalment of the cost of surface production equipment at its Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.