DrillOrDrop’s listing of events about UK onshore oil and gas and campaigns.
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Thursday 2 April 2020
High Court hearing on UKOG protest injunction. UKOG has applied to add names to its protest injunction and five campaigners have asked for the injunction to struck out. 10.30am. Hearing by Skype
Sunday 5 April 2020
Faith at the Gate. Contemplation and prayer in standing witness to extraction of fossil fuels. 4pm-4.30m, Horse Hill oil site, Horse Hill, near Horley, Surrey RH6 0RB. CANCELLED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS
Tuesday 7 April 2020
Harthill Against Fracking public meeting. 7pm, Peregrin Centre, Harthill, South Yorkshire. CANCELLED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS
Online meeting of Sheffield Against Fracking. 7.30pm using zoom. If you’d like to take part, email for instructions.
Wednesday 8 April 2020
Deadline for announcement of decision on Woodsetts and Ellesmere Port inquiries.
Provisional date for decision in UKOG injunction case. Chief Master Marsh due to decide on whether five women campaigners can participate in High Court hearing on quashing UKOG’s injunction and UKOG’s application to add extra names to the court order. 2pm. Due to be heard by Skype. See also Thursday 9 April 2020.
Thursday 9 April 2020
Provisional date for decision in UKOG injunction case. Chief Master Marsh due to decide on whether five women campaigners can participate in High Court hearing on quashing UKOG’s injunction and UKOG’s application to add extra names to the court order. 2pm. Due to be heard by Skype. See also Wednesday 8 April 2020.
Tuesday 21 April 2020
Egdon interim results. Egdon says it will release results for the six months ending 31 January 2020.
Wednesday 22 April 2020
Meeting of Lancashire County Council development control committee. Meeting may decide Cuadrilla’s application to extend duration of its Elswick site near Blackpool. To be confirmed. ALL COUNCIL MEETINGS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Thursday 23 April 2020
Reuters Events Energy Transition Series – Oil Gas in Transition: the road to net zero. 14.00 bst online. Details and to register
Saturday 25 April 2020
Ryedale Christian Council’s Climate Change Conference . Speakers, workshops, display stands and bookshop. 9.30am-4pm, Lady Lumley’s School, Pickering, North Yorkshire. Details from firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com POSTPONED BECAUSE OF CORONAVIRUS
Monday 27 April 2020
Start date of trial of 12 people charged with obstruction of the highway outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road. Stuart Ackroyd, Maria Allen, Daniel Bee, Sarah Boyle, Rebecca Daniels, Joseph Haslam, Gordon Holian, Katrina Lawrie, Rose Monaghan, Tina Rothery, Ellie Stanton and Christopher Wilson were arrested on May 22 2018 after a protest. The trial is due to last three or four days.
Coming up later
Thursday 7 May 2020
Release of results of BEIS Wave 33 public attitudes tracker survey. 9.30am. Website
Deadline for virtual planning committee meetings. An amendment to the Coronavirus Act 2020 allows local authorities to hold virtual planning committee meetings until this date.
Thursday 21 May 2020
Scheduled date for decision on UKOG’s application for two wells at Dunsfold. Surrey County Council planning committee meeting.
Wednesday 3 June 2020
Meeting of Lancashire County Council development control committee. Meeting may decide Cuadrilla’s application to extend duration of its Elswick site near Blackpool. To be confirmed. Link to meeting details
Release of results of BEIS Wave 34 public attitudes tracker survey. 9.30am. Exact date to be confirmed. Website
Thursday 9 July 2020
South Yorkshire schools climate change conference. 9.30am-3.30pm, Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield S1 2HU. Details from schoolsclimateconference.SY @gmail.com POSTPONED. NO NEW DATE YET