Agreement has been reached between Ineos and Sirius Minerals over which areas in North Yorkshire should be reserved for potash extraction and which would be available for oil and gas exploration.
A legal challenge to the decision to allow shale gas exploration in the south Yorkshire village of Harthill will be heard at the High Court in this morning.
Campaigner Ben Dean argues in this guest post that the single word temporary has cleared the way for oil and gas development in rural areas.
Ineos Upstream has appealed over the refusal of permission to drill for shale gas at Woodsetts in south Yorkshire.
Conservative-controlled Scarborough Borough Council declared a climate emergency this afternoon.
Events in January and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning.
DrillOrDrop’s round-up of the likely action on fracking and onshore oil and gas developments in 2019