The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
Egdon Resources says it has submitted another planning application for oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Charges of aggravated trespass have been dismissed against two anti-fracking campaigners at a trial in Chesterfield. Four other campaigners were acquitted of the same charges.
A judge at the High Court has dismissed a case that the government acted unlawfully when it extended a licence to explore for gas in Cheshire.