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Drilling diary – August 2017

50+ events in August 2017 about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK, including: Court of Appeal hearing on planning permission for Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, plus rallies, council decisions, consultation deadlines, survey results, exhibitions, walks, talks, meetings and film screenings.

What’s happening this week? 31 July-6 August 2017

In this week’s listings: Surrey County Council planning committee to discuss transport plans for Leith Hill site; Deadlines for consultations in Surrey and Lancashire; Latest results from government survey of public attitudes to fracking; Walk and fundraiser for campaigns against INEOS shale gas plans; Continuing gatherings at Cuadrilla’s […]

Protest update: 17-23 July 2017

In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Two days of lock-on protests at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site; Eight arrests at Marriott Drilling; Officers overturn wheelchair as they try to remove protester from road; Food and farming rally […]

Fracking Week in Parliament: 3-7 July 2017

In this week’s Fracking Week in Parliament, new Derbyshire MP backs local opposition to INEOS shale drilling plans and ministers are quizzed on risks to groundwater, liability of shale gas companies, staffing of regulators and the government’s shale gas team and the Government’s assessment of the Medact report.