The latest planning application for oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe overcomes the objections raised by a government planning inspector, Egdon Resources has said.
A resident of the South Yorkshire village of Harthill has taken the first step in an attempt to overturn the planning permission for Ineos’s local shale gas scheme.
Two consultations opened this afternoon on government proposals to fast-track decisions on shale gas developments in England.
Planners in the South Downs National Park have issued a second order to UK Oil and Gas to restore its site at Markwells Wood within six months.
The latest application by Egdon Resources for the Wressle oil site near Scunthorpe has been published on the North Lincolnshire Council website. But a key document – one of the location plans – is for a site about 100 miles away.
The future of an oil exploration site in West Sussex depends on the results of tests at the so-called “Gatwick Gusher” well about 20 miles away in Surrey, a company has said.
Egdon Resources says it has submitted another planning application for oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.