Work to start oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe is still awaiting the discharge of planning conditions.
Dunsfold residents have welcomed a county council vote to refuse plans to drill near their Surrey village.
Plans by IGas to drill and frack for shale gas on Ince Marshes in Cheshire appear to have been shelved.
Updated. IGas is demanding to know when the government will announce its decision on shale gas plans in Cheshire.
The government has delayed the result of the planning appeal over Ineos shale gas plans in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
A government agency has been accused of acting unlawfully in the way it dealt with the change of ownership of the fracking firm, Cuadrilla.
Production from the Wressle oil site near Scunthorpe will break even at $17.62 a barrel, the operator, Egdon Resources, has said. In an update, the company’s managing director, Mark Abbott, said: “Our modelling shows that the Wressle development is economically robust at and below the current oil price […]
Ineos has withdrawn the long-running planning application for coalbed methane extraction at Airth in Falkirk. Opponents of the scheme for 22 new wells and 14 new sites described the decision as “fantastic news”.
Egdon Resources has got the go-ahead for 15 years of oil production at its Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Decisions on shale gas schemes at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire and Woodsetts in South Yorkshire will be issued within the next three months, the Planning Inspectorate has announced.