The planning committee of North Lincolnshire Council voted this afternoon against plans for oil production at Egdon Resource’s Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Planners at North Lincolnshire Council have recommended approval of plans to produce oil at Egdon’s Wressle site near Scunthorpe – for a second time.
Egdon Resources plc announced this morning it had begun its appeal against the refusal of planning consent for its Wressle oil site near Scunthorpe.
Opponents of plans for 15 years of oil production near Scunthorpe had tears in their eyes when councillors refused planning permission this afternoon.
Guest post by Kathryn McWhirter Tomorrow (11 January 2017), North Lincolnshire Council is expected to decide on a plans for oil production at Egdon’s site at Wressle, near Scunthorpe. The application includes proposals for the little-discussed process of acidisation.
All the comments from members of the public in a consultation on oil production in north Lincolnshire oppose the plans, analysis by DrillOrDrop has revealed.
Consultations are underway into plans by Egdon Resources to produce oil, and possibly gas, from its Wressle well near Scunthorpe.
Egdon Resources has been moving equipment off its oil exploration site at Laughton in Lincolnshire after deciding to abandon the well.