Plans by Rathlin Energy for long-term oil production at a site in East Yorkshire do not need a detailed environmental study, a government minister has ruled.
The local government secretary needs more time to decide whether expansion plans at an oil site 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.
A climate campaigner is to take her long-running fight against the development of oil wells in Surrey to the Court of Appeal.
Nearly 30 representatives from six councils in East Yorkshire have called for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at a local oil site need detailed environmental research.
Plans have been submitted for a new sidetrack well, testing and long-term production at the Biscathorpe oil site near Louth in Lincolnshire.
The local government secretary is to be asked to decide whether an extensive environmental study is needed for expansion and production proposals at an oil site north of Hull.
A council in East Yorkshire is being urged to reconsider its decision on whether proposals to expand an oil site need an extensive environmental study.
An environmental campaigner has failed in her legal challenge about the climate effects of long-term oil extraction near Gatwick Airport.
Plans by Rathlin Energy for two new well sites in East Yorkshire will not need a detailed environmental assessment, council planners have decided.