The local government secretary is to be asked to decide whether an extensive environmental study is needed for expansion and production proposals at an oil site north of Hull.
A second consultation began today on plans by UK Oil & Gas to drill for oil at Arreton on the Isle of Wight.
Waverley Borough Council has called for the refusal of planning permission for oil and gas drilling at the Loxley wellsite in Dunsfold, Surrey.
Surrey planners are recommending approval of plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for gas near Dunsfold when the proposal is considered a second time next week.
This post has live news updates on the decision over proposals to explore for oil and gas near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
The Environment Agency has objected to plans to drill for oil in Dorset because there was no assessment of the risk to water.
Councillors in West Lancashire have voted overwhelmingly to oppose plans to drill and frack two shale gas wells in the green belt near Formby.
Waverley Borough is preparing to object to plans for oil and gas drilling near the Surrey village of Dunsfold, the council reported this evening.
Plans by IGas to test the flow of gas at its well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire risk the health of people living nearby, campaigners will argue later this month.