The life of a dormant oil site was extended today for the fourth time by councillors in West Sussex.
The oil and gas industry regulator has said it would consider postponing the abandonment of Cuadrilla’s fracked wells in Lancashire by up to a year.
Councillors have been urged to again refuse plans for 20 years of oil production by Rathlin Energy in East Yorkshire.
People have until the end of this week to respond to proposals to extend the life of the West Newton-B oil and gas site in East Yorkshire.
Egdon Resources has given formal notice that it intends to apply to extend the life of an oil site in Lincolnshire for a third time.
IGas has announced it will not appeal against the recent refusal of planning permission at its shale gas site in Misson, Nottinghamshire. The wellpad will now be restored.
IGas has appealed against the refusal of planning consent for its oil site at Avington in the South Downs National Park.
The government has no plans to extend the moratorium on fracking to other forms of well stimulation, correspondence has revealed.
Environmental campaigners are calling on the government to extend its moratorium on fracking to less publicised techniques used by the oil and gas industry.
Councillors have voted for an indefinite moratorium on fracking in the North Yorkshire district where Third Energy has permission for the process.