Council officials have supported plans for more time at an undeveloped well site in Lincolnshire, where the only work carried out since 2014 has been on the site entrance.
The Environment Agency is seeking public comments on its expected approval of a wide range of new operations at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.
The operator of a Lincolnshire oil site, where only limited work has been carried out since 2014, has been accused of “planning by stealth”.
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For the first time since 1935, no onshore oil or gas wells were drilled in a calendar year, according to 2021 data from the industry regulator.
Rathlin Energy has given formal notice that it intends to make a revised planning application for site expansion and long-term production in East Yorkshire.
Rathlin Energy is revising production plans for its West Newton-A well site in Holderness, after East Yorkshire councillors refused planning permission earlier this year.
Rathlin Energy seeks environmental consent for West Newton oil production – despite planning refusal
The company behind one of the largest onshore oil production projects in recent years is pressing on despite being refused planning permission.
Officials back Isle of Wight oil drilling at Arreton – “economic benefits outweigh environmental harm”
Proposals to explore for oil on farmland on the Isle of Wight have been supported by council planners despite potential environmental harm.
Councillors on the Isle of Wight will decide later this month whether to give the go-ahead for oil exploration at Arreton.