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.
Proposals for long-term oil production and six new wells at a Rathlin Energy site in East Yorkshire are due to be decided at the end of this month, it was announced today.
Three East Yorkshire councillors have asked an oil company to establish a community fund if its expansion plans are successful.
Opponents of plans for 20 years of oil extraction at a site in rural East Yorkshire are urging people to object.
Detailed plans for one of the UK’s largest onshore oil production schemes in recent years have been published.
Rathlin Energy has given formal notice that it intends to apply for planning permission for expansion and long-term oil production at one of its sites in East Yorkshire.
The local government secretary needs more time to decide whether expansion plans at an oil site in East Yorkshire need a detailed environmental study.
Rathlin Energy has confirmed it is seeking to extend road closures around its West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire until autumn 2022.
A decision is now due in May on whether oil production plans in East Yorkshire need a detailed environmental study.
Local councillors in East Yorkshire are still waiting for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site need detailed environment research.