Council planners have supported proposals for long-term oil extraction in the protected landscape of the Lincolnshire Wolds.
The councillor responsible for environmental issues on the Isle of Wight has come out against plans to drill for oil, due to be decided tomorrow.
Councillors on the Isle of Wight will decide later this month whether to give the go-ahead for oil exploration at Arreton.
Proposals by Rathlin Energy for 20 years of oil production and six new wells at its West Newton-A site in East Yorkshire have been supported by council officials.
The weald-based drilling company, UK Oil & Gas, is seeking support for a share issue to fund new drilling in Turkey.
The Environment Agency has defended the way it approved changes to the rules governing an oil site in East Yorkshire.
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The second meeting to decide whether to grant planning permission for gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been set for 27 November 2020.
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.
The decision to refuse planning permission for oil and gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been ruled invalid following problems during a “remote” council meeting.