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.
Council officials are investigating how a gas well in Cheshire was drilled to a depth more than double that referred to in the planning consent.
IGas has posted a notice that it will apply for planning permission to test the well at its Portside exploration site at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire.
An anti-fracking campaigner claimed in the High Court today that the government had acted unlawfully when it gave IGas more time to drill for gas near his home in Cheshire
Nottinghamshire County Council announced today it had added restrictions on where and how INEOS can carry out 3D seismic surveys.
The first two shale gas exploration sites in Nottinghamshire got final approval this morning.
IGas said today it expects to drill its Nottinghamshire shale gas wells in the second half of this year.