An oil exploration site in Lincolnshire, where only limited work has been carried out since 2014, will be allowed to operate for another 16 months.
Work to start oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe is still awaiting the discharge of planning conditions.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
Investors in Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-B exploration site in East Yorkshire reported “good progress” today on the initial work.
Rathlin Energy announced today it had given notice of the start of activities at a new well site in East Yorkshire.
Campaigners who fought Cuadrilla’s fracking plans near Blackpool for nearly five years are now questioning the company’s motives for another site a mile away.
Operators of the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex are seeking a third extension of planning permission – this time to allow for drilling at other sites.
Residents near a proposed oil and gas exploration site in Surrey are calling for an extension to the public consultation period on the scheme.
A public inquiry which opens tomorrow into oil plans in north Lincolnshire could see the first examination of the government moratorium on fracking.
Angus Energy’s plans to test the flow of oil at its well at Balcombe in West Sussex are now open for public comment.