A bid to allow gas fields in the Ryedale district of North Yorkshire to operate until 2035 is now likely to be approved after a government ruling.
A government department has refused to release reports by planning inspectors on two public inquiries into shale gas schemes in England.
Updated. IGas is demanding to know when the government will announce its decision on shale gas plans in Cheshire.
The result of an appeal by IGas over plans to test a shale gas well at Ellesmere Port has been delayed.
The government has delayed the result of the planning appeal over Ineos shale gas plans in the south Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.