The East Yorkshire based oil and gas firm, Rathlin Energy, has said climate change will not affect its future operations.
The government has refused costs to UK Oil & Gas plc in its successful appeal over gas exploration near Dunsfold in Surrey.
The housing minister, Stuart Andrew, has blocked two shale gas schemes in south Yorkshire and Cheshire. But has given the go-ahead for gas drilling in Surrey.
Residents and businesses in the Ryedale area of North Yorkshire are being asked what they think about producing geothermal energy from old gas wells, including one once earmarked for fracking.
Proposals to extend the life of a dormant oil site for a fourth time have been supported by West Sussex planners.
Council officials have supported plans for more oil production at a small site in the Surrey greenbelt, saying it would help meet a “growing demand” for hydrocarbons.
UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) has announced it will not appeal against the refusal of planning permission for exploration near the village of Arreton on the Isle of Wight.
Opponents of fracking for shale gas have dismissed comments made by IGas about the role of its Misson site in Nottinghamshire in solving the energy crisis.
Friends of the Earth announced this morning it has permission to proceed with a court challenge against two of the government’s landmark climate strategies.
The UK onshore oil and gas exploration firm, Hutton Energy UK Limited, was dissolved today.