Surrey planners are recommending approval of plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for gas near Dunsfold when the proposal is considered a second time next week.
An official order could block plans by a former fracking company to use gas wells in North Yorkshire to test alternative technologies.
Climate campaigners deliberately slowed down three tankers bound this morning for the Horse Hill oil production site in Surrey.
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A revised planning application for an extended well test at the Balcombe oil exploration site in West Sussex is due to be submitted within a week, operator Angus Energy said today.
Colin Watson, a leading campaigner against fracking and shale gas developments in Cheshire, has died.
The company behind oil drilling at Horse Hill in Surrey said this morning it had taken a licence stake in south east Turkey in the hope of “rapid monetisation” of reserves.
The life of a suspended gas well, described by its operator as dry, was extended today by councillors in Lancashire.
UK Oil & Gas has said it could stimulate or sidetrack its second oil well at Horse Hill in Surrey to achieve long-term production.
A US fracking company featured in the documentary Gasland has been charged with environmental offences following a two-year grand jury investigation.