IGas expects to submit a new planning application in north west England by the end of the year and to begin construction soon at its East Midlands shale gas sites.
IGas said today it expects to drill its Nottinghamshire shale gas wells in the second half of this year.
Regulators of fracking have organised another 19 meetings to explain their role to people living in shale gas areas.
The shale company IGas has raised questions about its ability to operate as a going concern.
IGas gave details today of its shale gas plans for the next year, along with conventional drilling in a national park.
A senior figure in IGas gave an insight this morning into how the shale gas industry sees communities in different areas across England.
A prominent anti-fracking campaigner has revealed that he was detained under the Terrorism Act at Exeter Airport just before Christmas.