You can keep up with the news here with our digest of headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas, updated daily.
- Redacted version of secret government report on shale gas released – public opposition blamed for slow progress
- OGA approves Angus Energy acquisition of stake in Saltfleetby
- Shares fall as UKOG raises £2m to fund Horse Hill
6 December 2019
Don’t underestimate fracking in the election, says campaign group as it publishes list of candidates who support a ban. DrillOrDrop report
Oil and gas expansion “makes a mockery” of UK climate boasts. The Herald reports on a report by a coalition of environmental charities which argues that the UK’s contribution to tackling climate change is being undermined by expanding oil and gas production. Link to report: Oil, gas and the climate – an analysis of oil and gas industry plans for expansion and compatibility with global emission limits
5 December 2019
Protesters meet to plan campaign against drilling for oil on the Isle of Wight. The Isle of Wight County Press reports on a meeting hosted by the Green Party following a notice of a UK Oil & Gas public meeting on its plans for Arreton and Godshill. On the Wight
Dig in for fracking fight. Jeremy Cresswell, in an opinion piece for Energy Voice, predicts that the moratorium on fracking will be lifted if the Conservatives win the general election.
4 December 2019
Angus share holdings update. Angus Energy reports that the shareholding by Rubert Labrum has passed the 7% threshold.
3 December 2019
Key staff quit Cuadrilla as company scales down fracking site. DrillOrDropreport
Public opposition root causes of slow progress of UK fracking – secret government report concludes. DrillOrDrop report, Guardian (2/12/2019), Unearthed (2/12/2019), Independent, Bloomberg, Ends, World Oil, Country Life
2 December 2019
Two sides plan meetings on Isle of Wight drilling. DrillOrDrop report
1 December 2019
December 2019 diary. DrillOrDropevents listing for December and beyond
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