About 150 people heard calls last night to object to oil drilling, expected in the next few weeks, at a farm near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
In this week’s listing: the latest government data on public attitudes to fracking, plus meetings, information events, presentations, petitions, deadlines and performances. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included.
Oil company accuses Sussex drilling opponents of “scaremongering” – “nonsense” says “shocked” campaign group
The oil company behind plans to drill in West Sussex in the next few weeks has written to local people accusing its opponents of “unsettling levels of scaremongering” and “extraordinary levels of misinformation”. UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) has said it expects to drill an exploratory oil well […]
A group of cyclists completed a 120-mile ride this afternoon between sites in Lancashire and Yorkshire where fracking is due to take place.
Campaigners who fought off unconventional gas in Australia are sharing their successful methods with communities in the UK in May and June.
INEOS confirmed today it would submit a planning application in early May for a vertical shale gas well on the edge of the village of Marsh Lane in north Derbyshire.
IGas said today it expects to drill its Nottinghamshire shale gas wells in the second half of this year.