The Conservative MP who represents Biscathorpe in Lincolnshire has objected to proposals by Egdon Resources for long-term oil production in the village.
Opponents of plans for 20 years of oil extraction at a site in rural East Yorkshire are urging people to object.
A petition against plans to restrict protests has been signed by more than 600,000 people, the organisers said today.
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.