Rathlin Energy has confirmed it cannot begin work on its second oil and gas site at West Newton, north of Hull, until there has been an archaeological survey of what could be an ancient village.
Councillors in East Yorkshire voted unanimously this afternoon to give Rathlin Energy another three years to operate an exploratory gas site in Holderness. But they added a condition preventing hydraulic fracturing.
The parent company of Rathlin Energy, which is exploring for gas in East Yorkshire, is selling all its assets in Canada to focus on the UK. The Calgary-based Connaught Oil & Gas Ltd has oil wells and acreage in Alberta which it has valued at $4.22m. Sayer Energy […]
Reporting by Chris Power and Ruth Hayhurst Rathlin Energy’s new gas exploration site in East Yorkshire could sit on the remains of a medieval village or even a much older settlement, according to research for the company.
Campaign groups in East Yorkshire say they remain opposed to Rathlin Energy’s drilling activities in the county, following the company’s application to extend its operation at an exploratory wellsite Rathlin has applied for a three-year extension of planning permission at West Newton-A in Holderness, north of Hull. It […]
“Tell the truth about seismic testing and property damage”, say campaigners ahead of council decision on Rathlin’s third well
As East Yorkshire councillors prepare to decide on plans by Rathlin Energy for a third oil and gas exploration site, the company declined to comment about allegations that its seismic testing programme damaged local property.
Within the past hour, a truck has moved the rig off Rathlin Energy’s West Newton gas exploration site in East Yorkshire. The suspension of the site comes as the company prepares to give details about proposals for a new exploration well in the Holderness area and its plans […]