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.
Rathlin Energy is expected to begin work within weeks at its new oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire.
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Work on new exploratory gas wells in East Yorkshire could begin later this year after the Environment Agency announced it had granted Rathlin Energy a permit for its new site at West Newton.
Planners in East Yorkshire have said Rathlin Energy should be allowed to work at an exploratory gas site in Holderness for another three years.
Reporting by Chris Power and Ruth Hayhurst Rathlin Energy’s new gas exploration site in East Yorkshire could sit on the remains of a medieval village or even a much older settlement, according to research for the company.
Rathlin Energy has described the discovery of gas at its exploratory wellsite at West Newton in East Yorkshire as “very encouraging”.