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Planners in East Yorkshire have said Rathlin Energy should be allowed to work at an exploratory gas site in Holderness for another three years.
Rathlin Energy has described the discovery of gas at its exploratory wellsite at West Newton in East Yorkshire as “very encouraging”.
Rathlin Energy has applied to extend the planning permission at its West Newton A wellsite in Holderness for another three years. The company has already drilled one well at the site on Fosham Lane and has permission for a second. But planning consent expires in March 2016. The […]
Rathlin Energy has announced it is abandoning its exploratory well at Crawberry Hill in the East Riding of Yorkshire. Campaigners against Rathlin’s work say they will gather at the site near Beverley today in celebration.
E Yorks councillors approve Rathlin’s West Newton drill plans – opponents disappointed but not surprised
To shouts of “shame” and “fix”, members of East Yorkshire’s planning committee voted unanimously this morning to approve Rathlin Energy’s application for up to two more exploratory gas wells at West Newton north of Hull. The decision came despite an appeal by the local councillor to refuse the […]
Full coverage of this morning’s decision meeting on DriiOrDrop