Summary of recent activity and expected operations at key sites, including applications, decisions, company plans and licence changes.
Environmental campaigners are counting on protesters and senior judges to protect hard-fought rights which they say are under threat from powerful and wealthy onshore oil and gas companies.
The UK’s biggest shale gas licence-holder declared a loss of more than £10m for 2017.
Ineos said today it was astonished to learn that the Scottish Government claimed it had not issued a ban on fracking in Scotland.
A lawyer for the Scottish Government has urged the Court of Sessions to dismiss a challenge by two gas companies to the moratorium on fracking.
The National Trust has appealed to INEOS Shale to reconsider its plans for shale gas surveying at Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire.
Updated 7/12/2017 The National Trust has denied it acted unreasonably in refusing to allow the shale gas company, INEOS, to carry out geological tests on historic parkland.