The second meeting to decide whether to grant planning permission for gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been set for 27 November 2020.
An official order could block plans by a former fracking company to use gas wells in North Yorkshire to test alternative technologies.
The MP for an area with two potential shale gas sites is expected to call in parliament for a permanent ban on fracking in his constituency.
A request by Egdon Resources for more time at its exploration site at North Kelsey has again been backed by council officials.
Plans by Rathlin Energy for two new well sites in East Yorkshire will not need a detailed environmental assessment, council planners have decided.
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Work on the oil site at Wressle, near Scunthorpe, is now underway, the operator, Egdon Resources, said this morning.
Cuadrilla should be allowed to keep its long-standing Elswick gas production site, Lancashire planners said today, even though there’s been no extraction for more than seven years.
Egdon Resources is seeking to extend its planning consent for oil exploration at North Kelsey in Lincolnshire for another year.
IGas declared a pre-tax loss of £59.1m for 2019 in its group annual results published today. This was up from £25.1m in 2018.