DrillOrDrop’s summary of the election manifesto commitments on fracking and onshore oil and gas. We’ll update this post with each new manifesto.
Investigative journalist and environmental writer. Specialising in UK onshore oil and gas, fracking and the reaction to it.
Bailiffs accompanied by police have moved to clear anti-fracking protesters from a camp on the edge of Blackpool this morning.
The next UK government must stop supporting overseas fracking operations, a coalition of organisations demanded today.
For the first time, an injunction against protests at UK oil and gas sites is to be examined at a full trial at the High Court.
Two women who took part in a lock-on protest during an anti-fracking demonstration outside the IGas shale gas site at Misson in Nottinghamshire have been found not guilty of obstruction.
The Environment Agency has objected to Angus Energy’s plans to test the flow of oil in its well at Balcombe in West Sussex.
The company that wants to frack for shale gas near Formby in Lancashire is pressing ahead with its planning application, despite the government’s recent moratorium.