In this week’s update: Post-election lock-on outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site First lock-on at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge site Overnight watch for the arrival of drilling rig Dawn vigil in West Sussex
The Conservatives lost Kensington to Labour by 20 votes in the past hour in the final seat to be declared following yesterday’s general election.
DrillOrDrop is reporting live throughout the night as the general election results come in, looking closely at constituencies with onshore oil and gas sites or exploration plans. Keep checking here for updates on the results.
Schools in an area of Derbyshire where INEOS wants to explore for shale gas severed their link with a sports campaign formed by the company’s owner after complaints from parents.
Anti-fracking campaigner Gayzer Frackman has won the right to pursue his legal challenge against permission for Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site.
A former Conservative parliamentary candidate and leading establishment figure has condemned the Tory manifesto pledges in support of fracking.
com The shale gas company, INEOS, warned anti-fracking campaigners that attempts to delay its operations would not work.