You can keep up with December’s news here with our digest of headlines about UK fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas, updated daily.
Campaigners have urged planners to drop their support for more time at an oil exploration site in West Sussex.
Lawyers for UK Oil & Gas said five women campaigners should be barred from trying to quash an injunction against protests at its sites in Surrey and Sussex.
A new consultation has opened on expansion plans at the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey.
The government is being urged to change the law to protect people whose property is damaged by fracking.
Cold venting and acid squeeze have been approved at Rathlin Energy’s oil and gas site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
A consultation opened today into a new change to the environmental permit at Cuadrilla’s fracking site – just five days after the Environment Agency approved the previous variations.
Cuadrilla has got the go-ahead to pipe rain water falling on its fracking site near Blackpool into a local brook.
Results from the latest government survey on fracking shows that public opposition has risen to its highest level so far and support dropped to a record low.
Last month, DrillOrDrop reported on proposals by Cuadrilla to vary its environmental permit for the Preston New Road fracking site.