This post has news updates from the final day of the public inquiry into IGas plans to test its well at Ellesmere Port.
People living around the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport have protested about long-term drilling and production plans.
A High Court judge has rejected the legal challenge against planning permission to frack in North Yorkshire.
In the past few minutes a High Court judge has backed plans by Third Energy to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
The High Court has begun hearing a legal challenge to the approval of fracking in North Yorkshire.
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Statement and questions on Scottish Government research on fracking Greenhouse gas emissions from unconventional extraction Earthquakes and fracking Shale gas and traffic
The Scottish Government announced today it hoped to decide next year whether to allow fracking for unconventional oil and gas.