The shale gas company, Cuadrilla Resources, is looking at conventional oil and gas opportunities in the UK after predicting no fracking this year.
The Home Office has reimbursed another £1.28m to Lancashire Constabulary for the costs of policing Cuadrilla’s fracking site at Preston New Road.
Cuadrilla has taken more equipment off its fracking site near Blackpool this week.
Rathlin Energy announced today it had given notice of the start of activities at a new well site in East Yorkshire.
The ruling has been delayed in an appeal by the first campaigners found guilty of breaching an injunction against anti-fracking protests.
Union Jack Oil plc has raised £5m to press ahead with drilling plans at West Newton in East Yorkshire, the company announced this morning.
An exploration company has told investors about plans to drill next year at a second site at West Newton in East Yorkshire.
The business minister, Kwasi Kwarteng, has confirmed that Cuadrilla will not be allowed to resume fracking at its Preston New Road site near Blackpool until last month’s record-breaking tremor has been investigated.
Three anti-fracking campaigners have failed in their legal challenge to quash Cuadrilla’s injunction against protests at the Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool. They said they would seek permission to appeal.
The first anti-fracking campaigners found in contempt of court in the UK for breaching a protest injunction received suspended prison sentences this morning.