Councillors have overwhelmingly backed a time extension at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-B exploration site in East Yorkshire.
At least 14 onshore oil and gas schemes are going through the planning system in England, DrillOrDrop research has revealed.
Oil and gas wells planned in East Yorkshire could be drilled under five villages, new maps have revealed.
Rathlin Energy’s plans for expansion and production at its West Newton-A site have been published online.
For the first time since 1935, no onshore oil or gas wells were drilled in a calendar year, according to 2021 data from the industry regulator.
Rathlin Energy is revising production plans for its West Newton-A well site in Holderness, after East Yorkshire councillors refused planning permission earlier this year.
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.
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.
Rathlin Energy has confirmed it is seeking to extend road closures around its West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire until autumn 2022.