West Newton-A, East Yorkshire

No update. The well remains suspended after operations in 2014. East Riding of Yorkshire Council extended planning permission (15/03056/STVAR) on 26 November 2015 for another three years until 21 December 2018. At the time, Rathlin said this would allow it to drill a second well, approved in an earlier permission (12/04193/STPLF) granted in January 2013.

30 November 2018

Rathlin announces start date for work at West Newton-A. DrillOrDrop report

15 November 2018

Councillors approve second application for 36-month extension. DrillOrDrop report

8 November 2018

Rathlin Energy accounts show the company owes £33.9m, “casting doubt” over its viability. DrillOrDrop report

7 November 2018

Officials recommend second extension of planning permission. DrillOrDrop report

4 September 2018

Rathlin Energy application for a further 36-month extension  at West Newton-A. DrillOrDrop report

26 November 2015

Planning consent for West Newton-A extended for an additional 36 months (decision date 21 December 2015) DrillOrDrop report

5 October 2015

Rathlin Energy describes West Newton-A gas discovery as “very encouraging” DrillOrDrop report

19 February 2015

Investigation underway into breaches at West Newton-A drill site. DrillOrDrop report

November 2014

Well testing completed at West Newton-A

July 2014

First well test at West Newton-A

September 2013

Drilling completed of well at West Newton-A

March 2013

Site construction began at West Newton-A

17 January 2013

Original planning permission for West Newton-A granted for 36 months