West Newton A photos

This page will be regularly updated with images from Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A site in East Yorkshire. Thank you to the photographers who have all given permission for their images to be used. Site details and timeline of West Newton A

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Last updated  30 April 2019


14 October 2019


19 September 2019

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West Newton-A wellsite on 19 September 2019. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gas Fields


29 August 2019


28 August 2019


22 August 2019

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Still from video of flare at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site, 22 August 2019. Photo: West Newton Monitoring and Information Station


24 and 25 June 2019

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West Newton well sites on 25 June 2019 (above) with the rig and without on 26 June 2019 (below). Photos: Gecko Byte


13 June 2019

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View of the West Newton site from neighbour’s home, 13 June 2019. Photo: Used with the owner’s consent


11 May 2019


3 May 2019


23 April 2019

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Drilling rig at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A site in East Yorkshire, 23 April 2019. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gasfields


16 April 2019


10 April 2019

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Protest at West Newton-A, 10 April 2019. Photo: Frack Free East Yorkshire


8 April 2019

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Lorry protest near Rathlin Energy West Newton-A exploration site, 8 April 2019. Photo: Pippa Hockey


22 March 2019

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Eviction of West Newton Monitoring Station, 22 March 2019. Photo: West Newton to the Gasfields


25 February 2019

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31 January 2019


24 January 2019

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A site, 24 January 2019. Photo: Eddie Thornton

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A site, 24 January 2019. Photo: Eddie Thornton

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A site, 24 January 2019. Photo: Eddie Thornton

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A site, 24 January 2019. Photo: Eddie Thornton


23 January 2019

Dislodging of water pipe on the conductor rig, described as a minor incident by Rathlin Energy. Details

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton wellsite, 23 January 2019. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gasfields

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton wellsite, 23 January 2019. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gasfields

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton wellsite, 23 January 2019. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gasfields


21 January 2019

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Road-side monitoring camp outside Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site, north of Hull, January 2019. Photo: Frack Free East Yorkshire


20 January 2019

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Conductor rig at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A well site north of Hull, 20 January 2019. Photo: Peter Yankowski

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton well site in East Yorkshire, 20 January 2019. Photo: Peter Yankowski

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton well site in East Yorkshire, 20 January 2019. Photo: Peter Yankowski

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton well site in East Yorkshire, 20 January 2019. Photo: Peter Yankowski

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A well site north of Hull, 20 January 2019. Photo: Peter Yankowski

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A well site north of Hull, 20 January 2019. Photo: Peter Yankowski

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A well site north of Hull, 20 January 2019. Photo: Peter Yankowski


12 December 2018

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton well site in East Yorkshire, 12 December 2018. Photo: Eddie Thornton


4 December 2018

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Delivery to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A well site, 4 December 2018. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gasfields Group

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Delivery to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A wellsite, 4 December 2018. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gasfields group

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Delivery to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A wellsite, 4 December 2018. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gasfields group

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Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A wellsite, 4 December 2018. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gasfields group

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Delivery to Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A wellsite, 4 December 2018. Photo: West Newton Gateway to the Gasfields group