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.
Opponents of 20 years of production and six new wells at an oil field in East Yorkshire have been celebrating the refusal of planning permission.
Former council executive accuses East Yorkshire of failing to disclose key information on oil site expansion
A former senior council officer is challenging the authority he worked for over its support for the major expansion of an oil site.
Initial plans by an oil company for a major expansion in East Yorkshire will not be disclosed to the public – even though they have apparently been seen by more than 20 officials and organisations.
Proposals for long-term oil production and six new wells at a Rathlin Energy site in East Yorkshire are due to be decided at the end of this month, it was announced today.
Major plans for oil and gas production in East Yorkshire are “fundamentally flawed and should be refused”, experts said today.
East Yorkshire villages are to work together to oppose plans for expansion and production at an oil and gas site.
A decision is now due in May on whether oil production plans in East Yorkshire need a detailed environmental study.
Local councillors in East Yorkshire are still waiting for a government ruling on whether expansion plans at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site need detailed environment research.
Two roads to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A oil site in Holderness could be closed from as early as next week.