The company has operated at West Newton in East Yorkshire since 2013 under the conditions of an environmental permit. It now seeks to vary that permit to allow for the creation of six additional wells, the relocation of oil storage facilities and the installation of gas engines that will produce electricity for export to the National Grid.
The Environment Agency is now seeking views from the local community and interested groups on the application. The consultation will run from Thursday 25 November 2021 to Friday 7 January 2022 and will include a virtual drop-in session. This drop-in session will provide