UK Oil & Gas has confirmed it will submit a second planning application for its proposed exploration site at Dunsfold, south of Guildford.
There are no circumstances in which Lancashire County Council could have a “meaningful debate” about the fracking industry, its Conservative leader has told DrillOrDrop.
Nottinghamshire planners are supporting proposals to drill for gas from an abandoned colliery near Rufford Abbey.
Angus Energy is seeking the go-ahead for an extended well test at its Balcombe site in West Sussex.
Volunteers with gardening tools gathered outside the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex yesterday (Saturday 23 December) to mark what they said should have been the end of flow-testing.
Opponents of drilling for oil near Leith Hill in Surrey have stopped a delivery to the site by blocking the entrance.
Opponents of fracking plans at Kirby Misperton have accused North Yorkshire Police of violating their human right to protest.
IGas expects to submit a new planning application in north west England by the end of the year and to begin construction soon at its East Midlands shale gas sites.
The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, supported campaigners taking peaceful direct action at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool.
This week’s diary features two parliamentary evidence sessions, three county council meetings, a two-day conference, a consultation deadline, film screening, party and two planning meetings.