Egdon Resources, the company behind plans for long-term oil production at Wressle near Scunthorpe, said today North Lincolnshire Council had withdrawn its case against the company.
Angus Energy could have avoided another planning application for its extended well test at Balcombe in West Sussex, the company admitted this evening.
A new study has found no clear links between the recent swarm of earth tremors in Surrey and local oil drilling activity.
The decision on plans to expand the UK Oil and Gas exploration site at Horse Hill in Surrey has been put back again, until at least July.
Investors and anti-drilling campaigners have criticised proposals by Angus Energy to use money intended for decommissioning to connect a shut-in gas field to the grid.
UK onshore oil production fell to a seven-year low in 2018, according to official data.
Exploratory drilling, fracking and production could be underway at the same time across multiple wells on several pads in a shale gas field, a company suggested today.