Ineos Upstream has appealed over the refusal of permission to drill for shale gas at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.
Edgon Resources confirmed this afternoon it had begun drilling its oil exploration well at Biscathorpe, near Louth in Lincolnshire.
Greater Manchester announced a policy this morning which would have the effect of blocking fracking across one of the UK’s major shale gas regions.
Images from the IGas site at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire this morning confirm that the company has begun demobilising and removing equipment.
A Nottinghamshire man accused of interfering with equipment used to explore for shale gas has been found not guilty of offences under the Computer Misuse Act.
People living in two new housing estates in Ellesmere Port have complained that they didn’t know about proposals for gas exploration nearby.
Rathlin Energy has given notice that work could start next week at its exploration site in East Yorkshire.