Detailed plans for one of the UK’s largest onshore oil production schemes in recent years have been published.
More than one thousand people have signed a petition against oil production in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
A petition against plans to restrict protests has been signed by more than 600,000 people, the organisers said today.
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 government should drop its plan to ban noisy protests in England and Wales, a parliamentary committee has warned.
Rathlin Energy has said it will reduce the daily number of tankers visiting its proposed oil production site in East Yorkshire, in response to public concerns.
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.
Council planners have supported proposals for a one-year well test at the controversial Balcombe oil site in West Sussex, which saw daily protests in summer 2013.
Cuadrilla should be allowed to keep its long-standing Elswick gas production site, Lancashire planners said today, even though there’s been no extraction for more than seven years.
Proposals to test the Balcombe oil well in West Sussex would compromise the protected landscape of the High Weald, council planners said today.