In this week’s update on protests about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK: Arrests and visitors to the protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site The first “Solidarity Saturday” Pop-up protest at Cuadrilla contractor, A E Yates Protest outside Barclays in Huddersfield Frack free cakes […]
In this Fracking Week in Parliament: Fracking and carbon capture and storage Fracking and the Green Investment Bank sale Fracking and public consultation in Scotland
Consents for eight oil and gas projects in England and Wales are due to expire within months, DrillOrDrop has discovered.
Within the past hour, the workover rig at Angus Energy’s site at Brockham oil site near Dorking in Surrey has been taken down.
Lancashire County Council has confirmed that some lorries visiting Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have not followed the agreed route, in breach of planning conditions. But the council said it won’t be taking action against them.
Photo by Steve Fareham [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Judges in Manchester are to hear all three legal challenges to rulings by the Secretary of State over fracking in Lancashire.
INEOS has published an eight-page local newspaper pull-out about fracking to “set the record straight” about shale gas.