UK Oil & Gas plc has announced the start of drilling at its Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
UK Oil & Gas confirmed today it had more time to drill in two southern England exploration licences, where no work has yet been carried out.
Angus Energy could have avoided another planning application for its extended well test at Balcombe in West Sussex, the company admitted this evening.
Angus Energy has said it is in talks to sell its stake in an oil production licence in Surrey after revealing that a controversial sidetrack well was unlikely to flow commercially without extra stimulation.
Egdon Resources has applied to increase noise limits and extend working hours at its exploratory oil site at North Kelsey in Lincolnshire.
The fracking company, Cuadrilla, has announced it will not appeal against the refusal of planning permission for a second shale gas site in Lancashire.
The public inquiry into IGas plans to test its gas well at Ellesmere Port resumes in Chester next week.