An oil company has banned members of a community information group from taking part in protests about its exploration site.
People monitoring drilling at Rathlin Energy’s East Yorkshire well site are fighting a council threat of eviction to a road-side camp.
Views are invited on an application by Rathlin Energy to change its environmental permit for the West Newton oil and gas site north of Hull.
The UK’s first public inquiry on the impact of an onshore gas site on climate change gets underway this morning.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has less than a year to drill two wells and frack three under the terms of the planning permission at its site near Blackpool.
Opponents of plans by Rathlin Energy to drill another well in East Yorkshire have said they will monitor operations round the clock.
Edgon Resources confirmed this afternoon it had begun drilling its oil exploration well at Biscathorpe, near Louth in Lincolnshire.