A local Conservative councillor has urged the levelling up secretary, Michael Gove, to intervene in plans by Rathlin Energy for long-term oil production and more drilling at a site in East Yorkshire.
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.
25 years of oil and gas extraction from a site in East Yorkshire is unlikely to have significant effects on the environment, council planners have ruled.
Enforcement at Rathlin Energy oil site not “proportionate or sustainable” despite planning breach, says council
Rathlin Energy breached planning permission at its West Newton-A site in East Yorkshire, a council official confirmed today.
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.
Opponents of 20 years of production and six new wells at an oil field in East Yorkshire have been celebrating the refusal of planning permission.
Former council executive accuses East Yorkshire of failing to disclose key information on oil site expansion
A former senior council officer is challenging the authority he worked for over its support for the major expansion of an oil site.
Opponents and supporters of plans for a major expansion of an oil site in East Yorkshire put their cases to councillors this afternoon.
Initial plans by an oil company for a major expansion in East Yorkshire will not be disclosed to the public – even though they have apparently been seen by more than 20 officials and organisations.