Planners have recommended approval of plans by IGas to test its gas exploration well at Ellesmere Port, despite more than 2,000 objections and a warning about a nearby explosives business.
Residents and conservationists are concerned that the breeding success of owls could be at risk from proposals to continue construction work at a shale gas site in north Nottinghamshire beyond the end of this month.
Rathlin Energy is expected to begin work within weeks at its new oil and gas exploration site in East Yorkshire.
Council allows night-time deliveries at Cuadrilla’s fracking site – residents say it’s a “dilution of conditions”
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has been given the go-ahead for round-the-clock deliveries at its fracking site near Blackpool.
The company waiting to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire has received an official warning about operations at the site.
Council officers are investigating complaints of Sunday working at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has applied to change the rules on working hours at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool.