Diary

Winter 2021/2 diary

DrillOrDrop’s diary of events in winter 2021/2 involving the UK onshore oil and gas industry and campaigns about it.

This post will be updated with new details as we get them. Please let us know about any events you think should be included.

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Thursday 2 December 2021

Powering down gas. Carbon Tracker hosted webinar questioning the case for long-term investment in gas-fired power plants globally. 2.30pm. Details and to register

Wellbeing economy approach to meeting climate goals. Westminster Hall debate to be opened by Caroline Lucas MP. 4.30pm, Westminster Hall. Details

Sunday 5 December 2021

Faith at the Gate. Monthly gathering of people of all faiths and none outside the Horse Hill oil site, 4.30pm-5pm, Horse Hill, Horley. Details

Monday 6 December 2021

The case against public money for oil and gas. Event hosted by shado and Paid to Pollute. 6.30pm, Peckham Riviera, 4-5 Dovedale Trading Estate, London SE15 4QN. Details

Tuesday 7 December 2021

Judicial review hearing on UK government support for Mozambique LNG development. Friends of the Earth legal challenge to UK government $1.15bn of financial support to gas project in Mozambique. 10.30am, Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London. Link to briefing

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

Europa Oil and Gas plc. 10am, The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street,
London W1U 5AS. Details

Report stage hearing of the Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill. House of Lords. Details

Monday 13 December 2021

Report stage hearing of the Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill. House of Lords. Details

Wednesday 15 December 2021

Report stage hearing of the Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill. House of Lords. Details

Monday 20 December 2021

Closing date for public consultation on Angus Energy planning application at Brockham in Surrey. Details

Friday 7 January 2022

Closing date for public consultation over an environmental permit for Rathlin Energy’s West Newton-A site in East Yorkshire. Details

Monday 10 January 2022

Report stage hearing of the Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill. House of Lords. Details

Wednesday 12 January 2022

Report stage hearing of the Police, Crime Sentencing and Courts Bill. House of Lords. Details

Monday 17 January 2022

Report stage hearing of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill. House of Lords. Details

Tuesday 25 January 2022

Third reading debate of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill, House of Commons.

Thursday 27 January 2022

Exploration conference 2022. 9am-5pm, London. Details

Monday 31 January 2022

Closing date of Environment Agency on permit variation at Brockham oil site in Surrey. The EA is minded to allow company proposals to reinject waste water. Details

Also expected

  • Submission of revised planning application by Rathlin Energy for West Newton A wellsite – December 2021
  • Submission of planning application to extend the life of Egdon Resources’ North Kelsey oil site – December 2021
  • Court of Appeal decision in legal challenge brought by Sarah Finch against Surrey County Council over climate emissions from Horse Hill oil site – December 2021
  • High Court decision in case brought by three young people and Plan B Earth against the UK government over its climate change actions – December 2021

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