UK Oil & Gas plc has announced the start of drilling at its Horse Hill site near Gatwick Airport.
Aurora Energy Resources has announced it is seeking consent to frack for shale gas in West Lancashire.
The shale gas company, IGas, confirmed this evening that its Tinker Lane well near Blyth in north Nottinghamshire had failed to discover the primary target, the Bowland shale formation.
Woodsetts residents cheered outside Rotherham Town Hall this lunchtime after the council’s second vote against Ineos shale gas plans for their village.
An opponent of Ineos plans to explore for shale gas in Derbyshire was knocked down by a tractor during a protest yesterday, according to eyewitnesses.
A resident of the South Yorkshire village of Harthill has taken the first step in an attempt to overturn the planning permission for Ineos’s local shale gas scheme.
The inquiry into plans by INEOS to drill for shale gas at Harthill in south Yorkshire reaches its second day.