The drilling rig at Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-B site in East Yorkshire will be allowed to stay for another two months, council officials have confirmed.
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The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has left its headquarters in Lancashire after nearly five years and moved to serviced offices near Manchester Airport.
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IGas has applied for consent to extend the life of its shale gas site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
Monthly oil, water and gas production were all up at Horse Hill in Surrey, the UK’s newest onshore production site, according to the latest official data.
Four people who took part in a protest at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey in June have said their actions have been vindicated after charges were dropped.
Councillors have narrowly turned down plans to drill for oil and gas at Dunsfold in Surrey for a second time.
This post has live news updates on the vote over whether gas exploration should be allowed near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
Union Jack Oil announced this morning it is to lend £1m to Egdon Resources, the operator of the Wressle oil site in north Lincolnshire.