Plans for a sidetrack well at the Saltfleetby gas site in Lincolnshire have got the go ahead.
One of the backers of plans for long-term production in the Lincolnshire Wolds has said the carbon intensity of oil from the site would be below the UK onshore average.
Planners in Lincolnshire have said an oil company has failed to prove that its proposals for drilling and production in a protected landscape are in the national interest.
The Bishop of Grimsby, academics and business leaders have objected to plans for long-term oil production at Biscathorpe in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Warning that Biscathorpe oil production plans would “cause significant and long-term harm” to Lincolnshire Wolds
Plans for long-term oil extraction in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds would introduce a permanent industrial feature in a deeply rural and tranquil landscape, countryside officials have warned.
Plans have been submitted for a new sidetrack well, testing and long-term production at the Biscathorpe oil site near Louth in Lincolnshire.
An oil exploration site in Lincolnshire, where only limited work has been carried out since 2014, will be allowed to operate for another 16 months.
A request by Egdon Resources for more time at its exploration site at North Kelsey has again been backed by council officials.
Plans by Angus Energy to install a new pipeline from its Saltfleetby gas site in Lincolnshire have been approved.
This post has live news updates from discussions of new conditions for Egdon Resources’ North Kelsey oil exploration site.