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.
Angus Energy is seeking the go-ahead for an extended well test at its Balcombe site in West Sussex.
Residents in the south Yorkshire village of Harthill have failed to overturn planning permission for an Ineos shale gas well near their homes.
The UK’s first public inquiry on the impact of an onshore gas site on climate change gets underway this morning.