Vehicles visiting the Horse Hill oil site in Surrey were delayed for a second day by slow walking protests by environmental campaigners.
Angus Energy has said it intends to return to its Balcombe oil exploration site in West Sussex later this year.
A consultation on plans to drill for oil on the Isle of Wight has closed with an estimated 1,700+ objections. But two key organisations – the Environment Agency and the Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) partnership – have not objected to the scheme.
The would-be shale gas company, Aurora Energy Resources, has withdrawn its planning application to frack near Formby in Lancashire.
The life of a suspended gas well, described by its operator as dry, was extended today by councillors in Lancashire.
This post has live news updates on the decision over proposals to explore for oil and gas near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
DrillOrDrop’s diary is back after a break when many events were cancelled or postponed by the coronavirus outbreak.
Bob Seely, the Conservative MP for Isle of Wight, has told campaigners he is against proposals to drill for oil at Arreton.
The planning decision due this week on proposals to drill for oil and gas near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey has been deferred.
A planning application by UK Oil & Gas for an exploration site on the Isle of Wight was published online this afternoon.