People living around the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport have protested about long-term drilling and production plans.
Geoscientists join call for review of fracking tremor rules – opponents say industry must prove it can frack safely
A group of 48 geoscientists, many with links to the oil and gas industry, has called for a government review of the rules on fracking-induced earth tremors.
Angus Energy is seeking the go-ahead for an extended well test at its Balcombe site in West Sussex.
The government appears to have rejected calls by Cuadrilla for a review of the rules on earth tremors caused by fracking.
Egdon Resources has confirmed that it has lodged another appeal against refusal of planning permission for long-term oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Agreement has been reached between Ineos and Sirius Minerals over which areas in North Yorkshire should be reserved for potash extraction and which would be available for oil and gas exploration.
Egdon Resources has won an appeal over the right to operate its Wressle wellsite for another year.