From Accrington in Lancashire to Yarnbrook in Wiltshire, more than a thousand English towns and villages could be affected by oil and gas exploration under new licences announced last month.
Fracking Week in Westminster returns after the summer recess with questions and debates on fracking and onshore oil and gas
A group of anti-fracking protesters arrested at the IGas Barton Moss drilling site will now go to trial after a judge rejected their argument that the company had acted illegally. The protesters had said that the cases against them should be withdrawn and the charges dropped because their […]
A court in Manchester heard allegations this morning that IGas broke the law at its exploration site at Barton Moss by breaching environmental permitting regulations.
Map credit: UKOGL interactive map (Blue areas are new licenced blocks within the constituency, pink areas are currently licenced) The Thirsk and Malton area of North Yorkshire could become the drilling capital of the UK following the release of new oil and gas licences. But its MP has […]
DrillOrDrop has launched an interactive map and portal for information on the 14th Licensing Round, announced on 18th August 2015 by the Oil and Gas Authority. Click here to go to the map and portal. For each of the 159 licence blocks, you can see a large-scale map, […]
Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking appeals could be heard at a public inquiry in six months’ time, according to correspondence between the company’s lawyers and the Planning Inspectorate.