The Environment Agency has objected to plans to drill for oil in Dorset because there was no assessment of the risk to water.
Scottish government officials are suggesting that an inquiry into drilling for coal bed methane that closed six years ago should re-open.
The Environment Agency has withdrawn its objection to plans for an extended well test at Angus Energy’s oil site at Balcombe in West Sussex.
Measures to protect the environment during proposed work at the Balcombe oil site in West Sussex are “inadequate, incomplete and misleading”, villagers have complained.
IGas should not be allowed to dispose of radioactive wastewater in a well at its Singleton oil site in the South Downs, campaigners have argued.
The petroleum licence which saw drilling for oil in Woodburn Forest in Northern Ireland has been relinquished.
The decision on plans by UK Oil & Gas to drill at Dunsfold in Surrey have been put back again.