Police officers outnumbered shale gas opponents at times during the delivery of the first rig to the IGas exploration site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
Planning officers have recommended approval of Ineos proposals to drill an exploratory shale gas well on the edge of the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
The oil company, Egdon Resources, should get another three years to drill an exploration well at North Kelsey in Lincolnshire, planners have recommended.
UKOG Broadford Bridge update: “unproductive” section, plans for new sites, extended flow test consent and new analysis
UK Oil and Gas has announced that a section of the reservoir at its Broadford Bridge oil well in West Sussex is “unproductive” because of low permeability.
A report released this afternoon recommends approval of plans by Cuadrilla to test the flow of oil at its well in Balcombe, West Sussex.
The Environment Agency is inviting comments on permit applications by Europa Oil & Gas for its exploration wellsite near Leith Hill in Surrey.
West Sussex County Council has approved changes to plans by UK Oil and Gas Investments plc for its exploratory oil well at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst.