Well tests at Rathlin Energy’s exploration sites in East Yorkshire recovered oil and gas but did not achieve sustained flow rates, it was revealed today.
Evaluation of a well is underway at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-B site in East Yorkshire.
The local government secretary is to be asked to decide whether an extensive environmental study is needed for expansion and production proposals at an oil site north of Hull.
Rathlin Energy has revealed proposals to add six new wells at its West Newton A wellsite in Holderness and seek consent for 25-years of production. In a short statement on its website, the company said it planned to drill, test and produce from up to six new wells. […]
Reports from the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey this morning say protesters breached security and got into the compound at dawn, preventing the start of work.
Angus Energy announced this morning it would be producing oil from four wells in the Weald in southern England in the first three months of this year.
New questions have been raised about whether drilling for oil should be allowed in an area of the South Downs that feeds a source of drinking water.