Plans by Rathlin Energy for two new well sites in East Yorkshire will not need a detailed environmental assessment, council planners have decided.
Drilling at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton B site in East Yorkshire is due to start in “the next few weeks”, one of the leading investors said this morning.
The Environment Agency has published an application to revise the rules for a well test at Rathlin Energy’s oil and gas site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
The exploration site at West Newton, north of Hull, has more oil than previously estimated, investors in the site said today.
Investors in the West Newton oil and gas site north of Hull have announced that drilling is underway on a second well.