Cuadrilla has taken more equipment off its fracking site near Blackpool this week.
The government has given some details of what would be needed to end the moratorium on fracking in England.
The company behind plans to frack in North Yorkshire has told community representatives it is now concentrating on its conventional gas business.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has confirmed that its technical director, Mark Lappin, is retiring from his full-time post next week.
An oil company has banned members of a community information group from taking part in protests about its exploration site.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has less than a year to drill two wells and frack three under the terms of the planning permission at its site near Blackpool.
IGas has confirmed that it has delivered most of the drilling equipment to its Tinker Lane shale gas site in north Nottinghamshire.