East Yorkshire villages are to work together to oppose plans for expansion and production at an oil and gas site.
Three East Yorkshire councillors have asked an oil company to establish a community fund if its expansion plans are successful.
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.
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.
The use of hydrogen to help meet UK carbon targets does not justify an expansion of the onshore oil and gas industry, campaigners said today.