Fire crews were called to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site in East Yorkshire this lunchtime after a hose on a rig became detached and hit the drill cabin.
People monitoring drilling at Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire well site are fighting a council threat of eviction to a road-side camp.
Views are invited on an application by Rathlin Energy to change its environmental permit for the West Newton oil and gas site north of Hull.
Opponents of plans by Rathlin Energy to drill another well in East Yorkshire have said they will monitor operations round the clock.
Rathlin Energy made the first delivery today to its East Yorkshire oil and gas site, which has been mothballed since 2014.
Rathlin Energy has given notice that work could start next week at its exploration site in East Yorkshire.
Opponents of government proposals to change the planning rules for shale gas developments have been taking part in protest events across England this week.