Diary

Autumn 2021 diary

DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in autumn 2021 affecting the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.


Rathlin Energy’s West Newton A site, East Yorkshire, 3 September 2021.
Photo: Used with the owner’s consent

Wednesday 1 September 2021

UK onshore production data released for May 2021.

Monday 6 September 2021

Lincolnshire County Council planning committee meeting. We’re watching this meeting for a decision on Egdon Resources application for sidetrack drilling and production at Biscathorpe. NOT SCHEDULED FOR THIS MEETING

Thursday 9 September 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council planning committee meeting. We’re watching this meeting for a decision on Rathlin Energy’s application for expansion and production at the West Newton-A well site. 2pm, County Hall, Beverley. Link to details CANCELLED

Tuesday 21 September 2021

Isle of Wight planning committee. We’re watching this meeting for a decision on UKOG’s application to drill for oil at Arreton. 4pm, Council Chamber, County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight. Link to meeting agenda NOT LISTED ON MEETING AGENDA

Saturday 25 September 2021

Countdown to Cop 26 webinar on rewilding. 11am-12.30pm. Register here  for zoom link

Monday 27 September 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council pre-planning committee meeting. Meeting to hear presentations on Rathlin Energy’s application for expansion and production at the West Newton-A well site. 10am, County Hall, Beverley. To be livestreamed on its YouTube channel (link).

Thursday 30 September 2021

East Riding of Yorkshire Council planning committee meeting. Decision on Rathlin Energy’s application for expansion and production at the West Newton-A well site. 10am, County Hall, Beverley. Link to details. To be livestreamed on its YouTube channel (link).

Friday 1 October 2021

UK onshore production data released for June 2021.

Monday 4 October 2021

Lincolnshire County Council planning committee meeting. We’re watching this meeting for a decision on Egdon Resources application for sidetrack drilling and production at Biscathorpe. Link to agenda CANCELLED

Tuesday 5 October 2021

Zoom meeting of Chesterfield Climate Alliance. 7pm. Register here

Saturday 9 October 2021

Tuesday 12 October 2021

We won! A celebration for all who took party. Event to mark the refusal of planning permission for Rathlin Energy at West Newton-A site, East Yorkshire. 3pm, The King’s Head, Beverley. Details

Police surveillance tactics and protests. 5pm-6.30pm free webinar by the Protest Team at Garden Court Chambers. Speakers include Harmit Kambo, campaigns director at Privacy International; Fatima Jichi, a founding member and director of Black Legal Support Group and a barrister at Garden Court Chambers; Huda Ammori and Richard Barnard, co-founders of Palestine Action. The event is chaired by Susan Wright, a barrister at Garden Court Chambers. To book

Tuesday 19 October 2021

Isle of Wight planning committee. Decision expected on UKOG’s application to drill for oil at Arreton. 4pm, Council Chamber, County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight. Link to meeting agenda

Thursday 21 October 2021

Backbench business in House of Commons. General debate on Cop26 and limiting global temperature to 1.5 degrees. Details

Westminster Hall debate. UK’s climate progress – the Climate Change Committee’s 2021 progress report. 1.30pm. Details

Tuesday 26 October 2021

Not here, not anywhere. International solidarity against fracking. 7pm Zoom conference with speakers from anti-fracking campaigns around the world: David Kesteven, chair of Eckington Against Fracking; Ina Maria Shikongo, of Fridays for the Future Windhoek; Sleydo’, of the Gidimt’en check-point on Wet’suwet’en territory in Canada; and Esteban G Servat, scientist form Argentina. The chair is Anna Thoday, an anti-fracking campaigner in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire. Details and to register

Monday 1 November2021

Opening day of the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow. Runs until Friday 12 November 2021.

Lincolnshire County Council planning committee meeting. We’re watching this meeting for a decision on Egdon Resources application for sidetrack drilling and production at Biscathorpe. Link to meeting agenda

Saturday 6 November 2021

Global day of action for climate justice. Details.
Horse Hill event in Surrey

Thursday 11 November 2021

Virtual AGM for AJ Lucas Group Limited. 9am Sydney time. Details

Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 November 2021

Appeal Court hearing. Two-day hearing in the case brought by Sarah Finch against Surrey County Council over indirect carbon emissions from the Horse Hill production site near Gatwick.

Tuesday 7 December 2021

Paid to Pollute rally. Rally and delivery of Paid to Pollute’s petition against UK government spending on the oil and gas industry. 10am, central London. Details and background

Wednesday 8 December 2021

Paid to pollute claimants versus UK government. Case at the High Court in London over public money spent on the oil & gas industry. Details and background

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