Three years ago today, the government formally confirmed a moratorium on fracking in England.
The oil and gas regulator has withdrawn its order requiring Cuadrilla to plug and abandon its two shale gas exploration wells at Preston New Road in Lancashire.
Government appeared to be considering a u-turn this afternoon on the order to Cuadrilla to plug and abandon its shale gas wells at Preston New Road near Blackpool.
Angus Energy has revealed plans to produce oil from an existing well at its Brockham site near Dorking in Surrey.
Third Energy has announced it is to use new techniques to plug and abandon its Malton A gas site in Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
UK Oil & Gas has said it could stimulate or sidetrack its second oil well at Horse Hill in Surrey to achieve long-term production.
UK Oil & Gas plc has announced it has successfully shut-off the source of formation water that entered an oil well at its Horse Hill site in Surrey.