Councillors on the Isle of Wight will decide later this month whether to give the go-ahead for oil exploration at Arreton.
Opponents of 20 years of production and six new wells at an oil field in East Yorkshire have been celebrating the refusal of planning permission.
Opponents and supporters of plans for a major expansion of an oil site in East Yorkshire put their cases to councillors this afternoon.
Initial plans by an oil company for a major expansion in East Yorkshire will not be disclosed to the public – even though they have apparently been seen by more than 20 officials and organisations.
Michael Gove has replaced Robert Jenrick as secretary of state for housing, communities and local government.
Major plans for oil and gas production in East Yorkshire are “fundamentally flawed and should be refused”, experts said today.
People from Donington on Bain in Lincolnshire adapted a local tradition of a duck race on a protected chalk stream to highlight concerns about nearby oil production plans.
Three East Yorkshire councillors have asked an oil company to establish a community fund if its expansion plans are successful.
A proposed gas exploration site near the Surrey village of Dunsfold could be there for years, even though the planning application is for 36 months, a public inquiry has heard.
A decision on proposals to reinject wastewater at the Brockham oil site in Surrey is expected next month (September), the site operator, Angus Energy has said.