The government is being urged to change the law to protect people whose property is damaged by fracking.
“I love it because it is not oil”, the head of Angus Energy said of his new gas asset in Lincolnshire.
Environmental campaigners have dismissed Surrey County Council’s use of the term “extremism” for anti-fracking protests.
Details have been published on the latest stage in a long-running planning dispute over oil production at Egdon Resource’s site at Wressle in north Lincolnshire.
Angus Energy’s plans to test the flow of oil at its well at Balcombe in West Sussex are now open for public comment.
An exploration company has told investors about plans to drill next year at a second site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
As expected, the Scottish government has continued an indefinite moratorium on fracking and the unconventional oil and gas industry.