In a statement issued today, Cuadrilla welcomed the extension of an interim injunction preventing trespass on land in the Fylde where the company is seeking permission to frack for shale gas. It also defended its legal action for costs against a single anti-fracking campaigner, Tina Louise Rothery.
Tina Louise Rothery gave her reaction to the outcome of today’s injunction case brought by Cuadrilla and a group of Fylde landowners. A judge at Manchester High Court extended an interim injunction against anti-fracking protests on land at Little Plumpton and Roseacre. He also decided that Miss Rothery, […]
The interim injunction granted to the drilling company Cuadrilla and a group of Lancashire landowners to prevent protests on proposed fracking sites has been extended unopposed at Manchester High Court. But the judge rejected the company’s application for legal costs of £54,000 against a single anti-fracking campaigner. It […]
Cuadrilla returns to the High Court tomorrow morning (Wednesday October 8th) to seek an injunction against anti-fracking campaigners.
The Australian businessman behind the company drilling an exploratory well at Horse Hill, near Horley, says the site could yield 80 million barrels of oil and 160 billion cubic feet of gas, worth £2 billion. Speaking on BBC Radio Surrey this morning, David Lenigas, of Horse Hill Developments […]
The companies with a stake in the Horse Hill exploratory drilling well near Horley, in Surrey, have announced they found evidence of oil at the weekend.
Events about fracking and onshore oil and gas during October 2014. Updated weekly. Sunday, 05 October 2014 Picnic at Horse Hill drilling site, 2pm, Horse Hill, near Horley, RH6 0RB Details
The government has appointed Professor John Loughhead, head of the UK Energy Research Centre, as the new Chief Scientific Advisor to the Department of Energy and Climate Change. He replaces Sir David MacKay.
Rathlin secures extension for Crawberry Hill site in East Yorkshire but first shale application in South Wales is thrown out To cries of “shame” from the public gallery, East Riding of Yorkshire Council voted by 11-1 to extend Rathlin Energy’s planning permission for exploratory drilling at its site […]
Our digest of last month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments from the UK and around the world. Ineos plans to give 6% of gross profits to landowners and communities Government to allow underground drilling without consent – despite 99%+ opposition to consultation Environment […]