Horizontal drilling on the second oil exploration well at Horse Hill in Surrey is now underway, the main investor announced today.
Rathlin Energy has suspended the extended well test at its West Newton well site in East Yorkshire – just a week after the start.
Opponents of fracking in Lancashire are calling for a permanent ban on fracking following this morning’s 2.9ML earth tremor caused by Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.
Drone pictures of IGas’s Misson Springs shale gas site in north Nottinghamshire show that the drilling rig and other equipment has now been installed.
For the third time in under two years, councillors have thrown out plans for long-term oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
Breaking: Rotherham councillors refuse Ineos shale gas plans at Woodsetts for second time – live news updates
Live updates on the meeting of Rotherham Council discussing Ineos planning application to drill and test a shale gas well on the edge of the South Yorkshire village of Woodsetts.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Three campaigners climb Third Energy’s rig Compensation fund Double lock-on protest Lorry protest in North Yorkshire layby; Campaigners removed from third tower.