Egdon Resources said today it was “likely” to appeal against the refusal of planning permission for drilling and production at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Researchers have discovered significant emissions of methane, the powerful and invisible greenhouse gas, at onshore oil sites across England.
Council planners have supported proposals for long-term oil extraction in the protected landscape of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
The operator of the Wressle oil well in North Lincolnshire said initial production exceeded 884 barrels of oil per day (bopd).
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People from Donington on Bain in Lincolnshire adapted a local tradition of a duck race on a protected chalk stream to highlight concerns about nearby oil production plans.
Tests at the Wressle oil site in North Lincolnshire have exceeded flow rates of 500 barrels of oil per day, the operator, Egdon Resources said this morning.
A controversial operation to improve oil flow at a site in Lincolnshire has been successful, the operator said this morning.
The Conservative MP who represents Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire has objected to proposals by Egdon Resources for long-term oil production in the village.
More than one thousand people have signed a petition against oil production in the Lincolnshire Wolds.