For a second time, opponents and supporters of plans for expansion at an oil site in East Yorkshire have put their cases to councillors.
The oil company, Egdon Resources, is to challenge today’s refusal of planning permission at its undeveloped North Kelsey site in Lincolnshire.
Lincolnshire councillors this morning unanimously refused more time for an undeveloped oil site near Market Rasen – the third time the operator had sought to extend the life of the site.
A decision on gas exploration plans near the Surrey village of Dunsfold is expected by June 2022.
The Environment Agency has allowed Angus Energy to dispose of water underground at the Brockham oil site in Surrey.
Councillors have been urged to again refuse plans for 20 years of oil production by Rathlin Energy in East Yorkshire.
UK Oil & Gas is seeking to extend the life of its suspended Broadford Bridge exploration site in West Sussex for the fourth time.
Government appeared to be considering a u-turn this afternoon on the order to Cuadrilla to plug and abandon its shale gas wells at Preston New Road near Blackpool.
Council officials have recommended approval of major plans for production, drilling and extension at Rathlin Energy’s well site at West Newton-A.
Environmental groups are asking questions about the techniques that could be used for proposed oil and gas extraction at a site in East Yorkshire.