Third Energy has said it will apply to extend the duration of planning permission for the KMA wellsite at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
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.
Future planning policy for fracking in England could be set in the coming months in the rolling hills and copses of North Yorkshire.
Barnsley anti-fracking campaigners call for changes to minerals plan An anti-fracking group has called on Barnsley to take an impartial approach to shale gas in its planning policy and to host a public meeting on unconventional oil and gas.
Opponents of fracking in Lancashire argued today that a few nights of disturbed sleep could lead to health problems.