Barnsley anti-fracking campaigners call for changes to minerals plan An anti-fracking group has called on Barnsley to take an impartial approach to shale gas in its planning policy and to host a public meeting on unconventional oil and gas.
Council officials are being urged to monitor surveying for oil and gas which got underway in Sefton and West Lancashire yesterday after residents complained about vibrations.
Hundreds of people opposed to shale gas exploration are expected to take part in what could be the biggest anti-fracking rally held in Yorkshire. Organisers said more than 2,000 were likely to attend the Say No To Fracking in Yorkshire event to be held in York on Saturday. […]
A new pro-shale group in Lancashire, part-funded by the onshore gas industry, launched yesterday in Blackpool. Lancashire for Shale called on local and national decision-makers to get behind onshore natural gas development in the county. The group said it was made up of local businesses and residents who […]
Two sides in the fracking debate went head to head at an event in Chichester to discuss the pros and cons of shale gas. On the pro side was Professor Ernest Rutter, of Manchester University, and Dr Nick Riley, formerly of the British Geological Survey. Opposing fracking were Emeritus […]
Eight anti-fracking campaigners have been found guilty of a range of offences following protests outside the Horse Hill oil exploration site near Gatwick Airport. Another campaigner was cleared of obstruction.
DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Event listings for the rest of July and later in the year here […]