Campaigners against drilling for oil and gas in East Yorkshire are urging councillors to refuse permission for another three years at a well site in the county.
The exploration company, Rathlin Energy, owed nearly £34m, according to annual accounts published yesterday (7 November 2018).
Council planners have recommended the West Newton-A gas exploration site in East Yorkshire should be allowed to continue until 2021.
Cuadrilla predicts the first high volume hydraulic fracture in the UK since 2011 will happen at its site this month. Discussion continues on the government’s consultation on changes to the planning system for shale gas developments, which also ends in October.
The oil and gas company, Rathlin Energy, has applied to extend its planning permission for a well site north of Hull for the second time.
The Oil & Gas Authority has given details of where wells must be drilled by a group of companies that hold appraisal licences in England and Wales.
Rathlin Energy is expected to begin work within weeks at its new oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire.