Plans by Rathlin Energy for long-term oil production at a site in East Yorkshire do not need a detailed environmental study, a government minister has ruled.
The local government secretary needs more time to decide whether expansion plans at an oil site in East Yorkshire need a detailed environmental study.
Shale gas companies are working with two British universities to investigate whether UK boreholes could be turned into deep science laboratories.
Nearly 30 representatives from six councils in East Yorkshire have called for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at a local oil site need detailed environmental research.
A council in East Yorkshire is being urged to reconsider its decision on whether proposals to expand an oil site need an extensive environmental study.
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. […]
Redundant oil and gas wells could be used for geothermal energy, the would-be fracking company, IGas, said in an announcement this morning.
Plans by Rathlin Energy for two new well sites in East Yorkshire will not need a detailed environmental assessment, council planners have decided.
The government has been asked what assessment it has made of the decision by Aurora Energy Resources to drop its plans to frack near Formby in Lancashire.
Official documents confirm that an Ineos company has been awarded permits to drill the Texas shale.