Diary

November 2019 diary

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Egdon Resources’ Wressle well site in North Lincolnshire, subject of a public inquiry in November 2019. Photo: Used with the owner’s consent

Events in November 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning

  • Second public inquiry into Egdon Resources’ plans for oil production at Wressle
  • Horse Hill site visit for Surrey neighbours
  • Fundraiser for judicial review against approval of Horse Hill oil production
  • Latest results from government survey of public attitudes to fracking

This page is regularly updated with new events. Please let us know if you would like us to include an event or if any of the details are wrong. contact@DrillOrDrop.com


Friday 1 November 2019

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Protest sign on access road to Horse Hill well site. 26 October 2019. Photo: DrillOrDrop

Legal deadline for Surrey County Council. The date by which the council must respond to Weald Action Group on its challenge to the approval of oil production at Horse Hill.

Tuesday 5 November 2019

Opening day of public inquiry into Egdon Resources’ plans for oil production at Wressle. 10am, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

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Opposition placards outside the public inquiry into plans by Egdon Resources for oil production at Wressle near Scunthorpe, 8 November 2017. Photo: DrillOrDrop

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, 50 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. Details

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

Thursday 7 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

Wave 30 summary

Source: Wave tracker survey carried out for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, published 18 July 2019

Release of results of BEIS Wave 31 public attitudes tracker survey. 9.30am. Website

Fracking and Nottingham Wildlife Trust. The Trust’s Janice Bradley will talk about fracking and the potential impact on wildlife. 7.30pm, West Bridgford Methodist Church, Musters Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7PQ. Details

Friday 8 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

191105 Horse Hill site visitSaturday 9 November 2019

Horse Hill site visit. Horse Hill Developments Ltd invitation to neighbours to visit the Horse Hill exploration site near Horley. 11am. Email bpa@ukogplc.com to book a place.

Monday 11 November 2019

Frack Free Notts monthly action planning meeting. 7pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

Scheduled date of North Yorkshire County Council planning committee. Possible decision on Third Energy applications to extend the use of Ryedale wellsites and pipeline network. Third Energy applications now likely to be considered in early 2020.

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

Thursday 14 November 2019

Frack Free Misson meeting. 7.30pm, Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson, Doncaster DN10 6EB.

Wednesday 20 November 2019

Meeting of Surrey County Council planning committee. The committee is due to discuss the UKOG application for oil and gas drilling near Dunsfold. Delayed until 18 December 2019 (to be confirmed)

Saturday 23 November 2019

Folk and flamenco against fracking. A night of music to raise funds for Weald Action Group legal fight against fossil fuel extraction at Horse Hill in Surrey. 7.30pm-11pm, The Yard at Reigate Station, 3a Holmesdale Road, Reigate RH2 9QN. Tickets (varying prices) from Eventbrite

Tuesday 26 November 2019

Share Talk investor evening with Union Jack Oil. 6.30pm-9.30pm, Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel, 35 Charles Street, London W1J 5EB. Details

Wednesday 27 November 2019

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Notices marking boundary of proposed fracking site, Altcar Moss, September 2019. Photo: DrillOrDrop

Meeting of Lancashire County Council development control committee. Possible date for discussion on Aurora Energy Resources’ application to drill and frack at Great Altcar. To be confirmed.

Anti-fracking network meeting. Updates on the fracking moratorium with FoE and CPRE policy experts Tony Bosworth and Andy Tickle.  7pm-10pm, Studio November Co-working Sheffield, Carver Street, Sheffield S1 4FS. Details

Friday 29 November 2019

Youth strike 4 climate. Time and location to be confirmed.

Barnsley rally against climate crisis. 11.30am-1pm, Barnsley precinct Cheapside near meat market. Details


Coming up later

Monday 9 December 2019

Frack Free Notts monthly action planning meeting. 7pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Thursday 12 December 2019

Frack Free Misson meeting. 7.30pm, Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson, Doncaster DN10 6EB.

Wednesday 18 December 2019

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Map of new proposed access route to UKOG’s oil and gas site. Source: planning application

Meeting of Surrey County Council planning committee. The committee is due to discuss the UKOG application for oil and gas drilling near Dunsfold (to be confirmed)

Tuesday 7 January 2020

Meeting of West Sussex County Council planning committee. The committee may discuss Angus Energy’s application for an extended well test at Balcombe. (To be confirmed)

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Meeting of Lancashire County Council development control committee. Possible date for discussion on Aurora Energy Resources’ application to drill and frack at Great Altcar. To be confirmed.

Thursday 6 February 2020

Release of results of BEIS Wave 32 public attitudes tracker survey. 9.30am. Website

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Deadline for restoration. UKOG Broadford Bridge site in West Sussex.

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