Rathlin Energy announced today it had given notice of the start of activities at a new well site in East Yorkshire.
The Environment Agency has published an application to revise the rules for a well test at Rathlin Energy’s oil and gas site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
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Three roads in East Yorkshire could be closed for up to 18 months during work at an oil and gas site.
The number of onshore oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2019 was up slightly on 2018, which was a 68-year low for the industry. This year, operators spudded (began drilling) four, or possibly five wells, depending on how you count your wells.
2019 saw a Conservative government withdraw its support from fracking and introduce a moratorium on the process.
Statements made by partners in the oil and gas well at West Newton in East Yorkshire have prompted opponents to question future plans for the site.